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 (sə-lō′mē, săl′ə-mā′)
In the New Testament, the daughter of Herodias and stepdaughter of Herod Antipas. After she danced for her stepfather, he granted her request to have John the Baptist killed and his head presented to her on a platter.


(Bible) New Testament the daughter of Herodias, at whose instigation she beguiled Herod by her seductive dancing into giving her the head of John the Baptist


or Sa•lo•mé

(səˈloʊ mi)

1. the daughter of Herodias, who danced for Herod Antipas and was granted the head of John the Baptist.
2. (italics) a one-act opera (1905) by Richard Strauss based on a drama by Oscar Wilde.
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Noun1.Salome - woman whose dancing beguiled Herod into giving her the head of John the BaptistSalome - woman whose dancing beguiled Herod into giving her the head of John the Baptist


[səˈləʊmɪ] NSalomé
References in classic literature ?
It was a pleasing sight to see him, poised on one foot in the attitude of a Salome dancer, with one eye on the man with the ball, the other gazing coldly on the rest of the opposition forward line, uncurl abruptly like the main-spring of a watch and stop a hot one.
SALOME Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra at Symphony Hall ?
The presentation is based on the Biblical story of John the Baptist, King Herod and Herod's stepdaughter, Salome.
As long as Anthony Salome was on to court, teams had to go at it 100 percent defensively against Fitchburg, which ranked sixth in the T&G's final regular-season media poll.
One could be pardoned for assuming that this book is a study of a single operatic work, Salome, based on Oscar Wilde's play.
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Based on Oscar Wilde's play, two films: Salome and Wilde Salome will be presented together on Sunday September 21 before a Q&A with the lead actors - hosted by the aforementioned Mr Fry - is broadcast live to cinemas across the UK, including the Tyneside Cinema in Newcastle and Cineworld multiplexes in Boldon and Middlesbrough.
Dit is dus geen verrassing dat Jackie Grobler, juis hierdie onderwerp op die 110-jarige herdenking van die beeindiging van die oorlog vir sy debuutroman, Stuur my groete aan Salome, gekies het nie.
Late Sunday, Essex County Acting Prosecutor Carolyn Murray identified the victims as Salome Stewart, 58; her husband Reginald, also 58; Salome's sister, Natasha Kinsale, 47; Noreen Johnson, 43; her son, Stephen Sydney, 15; and Zion Forbes, 11.
Edmonton Opera has been in the throes of some financial and administrative instability, but the first production of its 50th anniversary season, Richard Strauss's Salome, was totally secure and deep in the black artistically.
OSCAR WILDE'S one-act Symbolist tragedy Salome (1891) presents an interesting conundrum for modem-day translators.