- Also Sa·lo·mé. the daughter of Herodias, who is said to have danced for Herod Antipas and so pleased him that he granted her mother's request for the head of John the Baptist. Matt. 14:6–11 (not mentioned by name here).
- (italics) a one-act opera (1905) by Richard Strauss based on a drama by Oscar Wilde.
- a female given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “peace.”
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Contemporary Examples of salome
Then in 2006, she was handpicked by Al Pacino to star opposite him in Salome.The Next Meryl Streep
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Historical Examples of salome
Introduced the turkey trot and the salome dance at Versailles.Who Was Who: 5000 B. C. to Date
Each said something of the Salome, how grand it was, how impassioned, how powerful.
If Salome is to be taken mostly from me, I couldn't bear to have him like anybody but you.
He praised it warmly, but he said that it would be hard to find a woman to do the part of Salome.
Salome is a little too prononcée, but you can easily mend that.
- 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
Word Origin and History for salome
fem. proper name, from Late Latin, from Greek Salome, related to Salomon (see Solomon).