Salon

Salon

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

Beauty

* Beauty salon (or hair salon), where people receive haircuts, manicures, and facials
** The Salon, a popular British reality TV program in which people get their hair cut
** The Salon (film), a 2007 dramedy film about a hair salon
** Going Straight Salon, a popular salon in the Philippines

ocial

* 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

* Salon (art), a major recurring art competition and exhibitions, especially:
**Paris Salon, an officially-sanctioned exhibit of recent works of art
**Salon de Champ-de-Mars
**Salon d'Automne
**Salon des Refusés

Places

* Salon, Aube, in the Aube "département", France
* Salon, Dordogne, in the Dordogne "département", France
* Salon-de-Provence, in the Bouches-du-Rhône "département", France
* Salon-la-Tour, in the Corrèze "département", France
* Salon, India, town in India involved in the siege of Lucknow

Other uses

* Champagne Salon, a producer of Champagne
* Salon music, piano music written in Romantic style, associated with salon room performances


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  • salon — [ salɔ̃ ] n. m. • 1650; it. salone, augment. de sala « salle » 1 ♦ Pièce de réception (dans une maison ou un appartement). Grand salon. Petit salon. ⇒ boudoir, fumoir. Salon bibliothèque. Salon salle à manger. ⇒ living room, séjour. Salon d… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Salon — (aus dem Französischen salon [salɔ̃], zu italienisch salone, „großer Saal“) bezeichnet: ein Gesellschaftszimmer, Empfangszimmer oder Saal eines repräsentativen Hauses, siehe Salon (Zimmer) in Österreich auch generell das Wohnzimmer eine im 17.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Salón — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Salón El salón es una habitación espaciosa destinada a ser centro de la vida social en una vivienda así como a recibir a los visitantes. El salón cuenta habitualmente con un grupo de sillones o tresillos con una o… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Salón — Salon (aus dem französischen salon [salɔ̃], zu italienisch salone, „großer Saal“) bezeichnet: ein Gesellschaftszimmer, Empfangszimmer oder Saal eines repräsentativen Hauses, siehe Salon (Architektur) in Österreich auch generell das Wohnzimmer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • salon — SALÓN, saloane, s.n. 1. Încăpere într o locuinţă destinată primirii musafirilor. 2. Sală în care au loc festivităţi, baluri, serbări publice etc. ♦ Sală în care se organizează expoziţii periodice de pictură, sculptură etc.; p. ext. expoziţia din… …   Dicționar Român

  • salón — sustantivo masculino 1. Local o sala grande de un edificio para diversos usos: salones de boda. Dan una conferencia en el salón de actos del instituto. 2. Habitación principal de una casa usada para recibir visitas y a veces como comedor y sala… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • salon — sàlōn m <G salóna> DEFINICIJA 1. a. soba u stanu uređena za dnevni boravak, primanje gostiju i sl. b. prostorija u hotelu, na brodu itd. gdje se objeduje, sjedi i sl. 2. a. dvorana ili prostorija za izlaganje i prodaju umjetnina i modnih… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Salon — Sm erw. obs. (18. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus frz. salon, dieses aus it. salone großer Saal , einem Augmentativum zu it. sala f. Saal , nfrz. salle f. Saal , das aus der fränkischen Entsprechung von Saal stammt. Selben Ursprungs ist das aus dem …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • salon — Salon. s. m. Piece dans un appartement qui est beaucoup plus exhaussée que les autres, & qui est ordinairement ceintrée & enrichie d ornements d architecture & de peinture. Beau salon. grand salon. salon bien percé, bien éclairé …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Salon — Sa lon , n. [F. See {Saloon}.] 1. An apartment for the reception of company; hence, in the plural, fashionable parties; circles of fashionable society. [1913 Webster] 2. An apartment for the reception and exhibition of works of art; hence, an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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