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Definition of Salon

Salon

  1. An apartment for the reception and exhibition of works of art; hence, an annual exhibition of paintings, sculptures, etc., held in Paris by the Society of French Artists; -- sometimes called the Old Salon. New Salon is a popular name for an annual exhibition of paintings, sculptures, etc., held in Paris at the Champs de Mars, by the Societe Nationale des Beaux-Arts (National Society of Fine Arts), a body of artists who, in 1890, seceded from the Societe des Artistes Francais (Society of French Artists).
  2. An apartment for the reception of company; hence, in the plural, fashionable parties; circles of fashionable society.
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Salon Translations

salon in Danish is aula
salon in Dutch is zaal, salon
salon in French is salon
salon in Italian is salotto, negozio da parrucchiere
salon in Swedish is salong