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Definition of Saloon


  1. 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; as, the saloon of a steamboat.
  2. Popularly, a public room for specific uses; esp., a barroom or grogshop; as, a drinking saloon; an eating saloon; a dancing saloon.

Saloon Quotations

If I had to live my life over, I'd live over a saloon.
W. C. Fields

The saloon is a liar. It promises good cheer and sends sorrow.
Billy Sunday

I challenge you to show me where the saloon has ever helped business, education, church, morals or anything we hold dear.
Billy Sunday

I tell you that the curse of God Almighty is on the saloon.
Billy Sunday

There is no law, divine or human, that the saloon respects.
Billy Sunday
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Saloon Translations

saloon in French is estaminet
saloon in German is Kneipe
saloon in Spanish is taberna, bodegon
saloon in Swedish is bar, krog

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