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English

Noun

salons
  1. Plural of salon

French

Noun

salons m|p
  1. Plural of salon

Verb

  1. Form of First-person plural present indicative, saler
  2. Form of First-person plural imperative, saler#French|saler

Extensive Definition

distinguish saloon
Salon, a word derived from the French for "large room", has taken on various meanings:

Beauty

Social

  • Salon (room) (or drawing room), a room in a house used for receiving guests.
  • Salon (gathering), private and public, of intellectuals to meet, discuss ideas and watch artistic performances.
  • Salon.com, an online news magazine whose name is meant to evoke the idea of salon gatherings.
  • Salon International de l'Auto, the French name for the International Geneva Motor Show

Visual art

Places

Other uses

  • Champagne Salon, a producer of Champagne
  • Salon music, piano music written in Romantic style, associated with salon room performances
salons in German: Salon
salons in French: Salon
salons in Italian: Salon
salons in Dutch: Salon
salons in Polish: Salon
salons in Swedish: Salong
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