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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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