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sa·loon

 (sə-lo͞on′)
n.
1. A place where alcoholic drinks are sold and drunk; a tavern.
2. A large room or hall for receptions, public entertainment, or exhibitions.
3. Nautical
a. The officers' dining and social room on a cargo ship.
b. A large social lounge on a passenger ship.
4. Chiefly British A sedan automobile.

[French salon, salon; see salon.]

saloon

(səˈluːn)
n
1. Also called: saloon bar Brit another word for lounge5
2. (Nautical Terms) a large public room on a passenger ship
3. any large public room used for a specific purpose: a dancing saloon.
4. chiefly US and Canadian a place where alcoholic drink is sold and consumed
5. (Automotive Engineering) a closed two-door or four-door car with four to six seats. US, Canadian, and NZ name: sedan
6. an obsolete word for salon1
[C18: from French salon]

sa•loon

(səˈlun)

n.
2. a large cabin for the common use of passengers on a passenger vessel.
[1720–30; variant of salon]

saloon

(automobile) sedan
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.saloon - a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a countersaloon - a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter; "he drowned his sorrows in whiskey at the bar"
barrelhouse, honky-tonk - a cheap drinking and dancing establishment
cocktail lounge - a barroom in a hotel or restaurant where cocktails are served
gin mill, pothouse, pub, public house, taphouse, saloon - tavern consisting of a building with a bar and public rooms; often provides light meals
room - an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"
sawdust saloon - a saloon whose floor is covered with sawdust
speakeasy - (during prohibition) an illegal barroom
2.saloon - tavern consisting of a building with a bar and public roomssaloon - tavern consisting of a building with a bar and public rooms; often provides light meals
alehouse - a tavern where ale is sold
bar, barroom, ginmill, saloon, taproom - a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter; "he drowned his sorrows in whiskey at the bar"
free house - a public house that is not controlled by a brewery and so is free to sell different brands of beer and ale
tap house, tavern - a building with a bar that is licensed to sell alcoholic drinks
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
3.saloon - a car that is closed and that has front and rear seats and two or four doorssaloon - a car that is closed and that has front and rear seats and two or four doors
brougham - a sedan that has no roof over the driver's seat
auto, automobile, car, motorcar, machine - a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; "he needs a car to get to work"
Translations
حانَهسَيّارة صالونسِيَّارَةٌ صَالُونعَرَبَة الأكْل
sedanhostinecsalón
sedanværtshusbarsalon
henkilöauto
limuzina
barborîsalurlokuî fólksbifreiî
セダン
승용차
sedanas
bārslimuzīnssalonssedanszāle
salong
รถยนต์ขนาดใหญ่
ô tô con

saloon

[səˈluːn]
A. N
1. (Brit) (= car) → turismo m
2. (= room) billiard/dancing saloonsala f or salón m de billar/de baile
3. (US) (= bar) → taberna f, bar m, cantina f (esp Mex)
4. (on ship) → salón m
B. CPD saloon car N (Brit) → turismo m

saloon

[səˈluːn] n
(US) (= bar) → bar m
(British) (= car) → berline f
(= ship's lounge) → salon msaloon car n (British)berline f

saloon

n
Saal m; (Naut) → Salon m
(Brit Aut) → Limousine f; (in motor racing) → Tourenwagen m
(US dated) (= bar)Wirtschaft f; (in Westerns) → Saloon m

saloon

:
saloon bar
n (Brit) vornehmerer Teil eines Lokals
saloon car
n (Brit) → Limousine f

saloon

[səˈluːn] n
a. (on ship) → sala, salone m
b. (Brit) (car) → berlina
c. (Am) (bar) → saloon m inv, bar m inv (Brit) (also saloon bar) → bar (in pub, hotel)

saloon

(səˈluːn) noun
1. a large public room on a ship. the dining-saloon.
2. (American seˈdan) a motor car with enclosed seating space for driver and at least three passengers.
3. a place where alcoholic drinks are sold. The police searched in all the saloons for the thief.

saloon

سِيَّارَةٌ صَالُون sedan sedan Limousine σαλούν salón henkilöauto berline limuzina bar セダン 승용차 sedan salong salon bar, carro sedã бар salong รถยนต์ขนาดใหญ่ salon ô tô con 会客室
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The aldermen declared that they had had no idea of it all, in spite of the fact that the main entrance to the work had been in the rear of the saloon of one of them.
At the saloon Jurgis could not only get more food and better food than he could buy in any restaurant for the same money, but a drink in the bargain to warm him up.
The five antagonists of Phileas Fogg had met in the great saloon of the club.
The great saloon was perfectly quiet; but the murmurs of the crowd outside were heard, with now and then a shrill cry.
I cast a last look upon the sea, slightly yellowed by the Japanese coast, and descended to the saloon.
The saloon is at your disposal, and, with your permission, I will retire.
Concerning that night's ride, the man spoke most eloquently for himself, in a little shed back of a saloon on the San Francisco water front.
There was a little murmur of regret amongst the five hundred and eighty-seven saloon passengers on board the steamship Lusitania, mingled, perhaps, with a few expressions of a more violent character.
As a youth, by way of the saloon I had escaped from the narrowness of woman's influence into the wide free world of men.
The young man sat on one side of the saloon and Mr.
At the end of a passage leading from the quarter-deck there was a long saloon, its sumptuosity slightly tarnished perhaps, but having a grand air of roominess and comfort.
One of them was admitted, even by the church people, to be as respectable as a saloon could be.