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[n] elegant sitting room where guests are received
[n] gallery where works of art can be displayed
[n] a shop where hairdressers and beauticians work


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\Sa`lon"\, n. 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 Soci['e]t['e] Nationale des Beaux-Arts (National Society of Fine Arts), a body of artists who, in 1890, seceded from the Soci['e]t['e] des Artistes Fran[,c]ais (Society of French Artists).
\Sa`lon"\, n. [F. See {Saloon}.] An apartment for the reception of company; hence, in the plural, fashionable parties; circles of fashionable society.

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