a drawing room or reception room in a large house.
an assembly of guests in such a room, especially an assembly, common during the 17th and 18th centuries, consisting of the leaders in society, art, politics, etc.
a hall or place used for the exhibition of works of art.
a shop, business, or department of a store offering a specific product or service related to fashion, hairdressing, or beauty: a bridal salon;a hair salon;a beauty salon.
(initial capital letter) (in France)
the Salon, an annual exhibition of works of art by living artists, originally held at the Salon d'Apollon: it became, during the 19th century, the focal point of artistic controversy and was identified with academicism and official hostility to progress in art.
a national exhibition of works of art by living artists: Salon des Refusés; Salon des Indépendants.
- salon , saloon
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How to use salon in a sentence
Young’s salon is back open but limited to half its usual capacity.Courts may reconsider temporary coronavirus restrictions as pandemic drags on | Anne Gearan, Karin Brulliard | September 16, 2020 | Washington Post
The numbers grew alarming and Newsom abruptly shut restaurants and their bars again, gyms, salons and churches back down.
There are crowdfunding campaigns to help locals, but hair salons are also chipping in — turns out human hair is a great material for soaking up oil.
“In new guidance issued Monday, after conflicting messages from government entities last week, the state clarified that salons could operate outdoors,” the Los Angeles Times reports.Morning Report: Smart Streetlights Are Now Accessible Only to Police | Voice of San Diego | July 21, 2020 | Voice of San Diego
Due to yesterday’s amended order from your office, all local barbershops and hair salons face imminent closure and many of these establishments will not survive a second mandatory shutdown.Sacramento Report: State Audit Knocks San Diego Agency’s Use of Vehicle Fees | Voice of San Diego | July 17, 2020 | Voice of San Diego
It upsets me because I used to really, and still do sometimes, love the articles salon writes.Patton Oswalt on Fighting Conservatives With Satire | William O’Connor | January 6, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
The other Twitter topic you are well known for is the topic of salon.Patton Oswalt on Fighting Conservatives With Satire | William O’Connor | January 6, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Mary Elizabeth Williams of salon labels the show a “crass stunt” on a “bottom-feeding vortex of sadness network.”Your Husband Is Definitely Gay: TLC’s Painful Portrait of Mormonism | Samantha Allen | January 1, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
She and her sister went into business together in 1997, opening Curve salon after a career in media.Goodbye To A Natural Hair Guru: Miss Jessie's Cofounder Titi Branch Dead At 45 | Danielle Belton | December 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The idea to invest in their own hair company came from Miko after seeing how clients at their salon responded to her natural hair.Goodbye To A Natural Hair Guru: Miss Jessie's Cofounder Titi Branch Dead At 45 | Danielle Belton | December 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The sun was shining when they arrived at salon, the gayest, the most coquettish, the most laughing little town in Provence.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol | William J. Locke
The "Pensierosa" and a little girl were at the Paris salon in 1894, and were much admired.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D. | Clara Erskine Clement
I introduced him into the salon, and Mademoiselle, after conversing a little while with Madame, consented to receive him.Confidence | Henry James
This was shown at the Paris salon, 1889, and missed the gold medal by two votes.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D. | Clara Erskine Clement
On entering the salon, they found several groups already assembled.
British Dictionary definitions for salon
a room in a large house in which guests are received
an assembly of guests in a fashionable household, esp a gathering of major literary, artistic, and political figures from the 17th to the early 20th centuries
a commercial establishment in which hairdressers, beauticians, etc, carry on their businesses: beauty salon
a hall for exhibiting works of art
such an exhibition, esp one showing the work of living artists
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Cultural definitions for salon
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