from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A place where alcoholic drinks are sold and drunk; a tavern.
- n. A large room or hall for receptions, public entertainment, or exhibitions.
- n. Nautical The officers' dining and social room on a cargo ship.
- n. Nautical A large social lounge on a passenger ship.
- n. Chiefly British A sedan automobile.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A tavern, especially in an American Old West setting.
- n. A lounge bar in an English public house, contrasted with the public bar.
- n. The most common body style for modern cars, with a boot or trunk.
- n. The cabin area of a boat or yacht devoted to seated relaxation, often combined with dining table.
- n. the part of a rail carriage or multiple unit containing seating for passengers.
- n. Dated form of salon. (living room in a house)
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A spacious and elegant apartment for the reception of company or for works of art; a hall of reception, esp. a hall for public entertainments or amusements; a large room or parlor.
- n. Popularly, a public room for specific uses; esp., a barroom or grogshop.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Any spacious or elegant apartment for the reception of company, or for the exhibition of works of art; a hall of reception.
- n. A hall for public entertainments or amusement; also, an apartment for specific public use: as, the saloon of a steamer (that is, the main cabin); a refreshment saloon.
- n. A place where intoxicating liquors are sold and drunk; a grog-shop.
- n. An erroneous form of shalloon.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. tavern consisting of a building with a bar and public rooms; often provides light meals
- n. a car that is closed and that has front and rear seats and two or four doors
- n. a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter
French salon, salon; see salon.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
French salon, either augmentative of salle ("room"), or borrowed from Italian salone ("hall"), augmentative form of salla ("room"); in both cases borrowed from a Germanic source such as Old High German sal ("house, hall"), from Proto-Germanic *salan, from Proto-Indo-European *sol-, derived from *sel- (“dwelling”) (Wiktionary)