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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sa·loon /səˈlun/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sa·loon n.
 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.
    The gilden saloons in which the first magnates of the realm . . . gave banquets and balls.   --Macaulay.
 2. Popularly, a public room for specific uses; esp., a barroom or grogshop; as, a drinking saloon; an eating saloon; a dancing saloon.
    We hear of no hells, or low music halls, or low dancing saloons [at Athens.]   --J. P. Mahaffy.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served
           over a counter; "he drowned his sorrows in whiskey at
           the bar" [syn: barroom, bar, ginmill, taproom]
      2: tavern consisting of a building with a bar and public rooms;
         often provides light meals [syn: public house, pub, pothouse,
          gin mill, taphouse]