Pronunciation: (su-lOOn'),[key] —n. 1. a place for the sale and consumption of alcoholic drinks.
2. a room or place for general use for a specific purpose: a dining saloon on a ship. 3. a large cabin for the common use of passengers on a passenger vessel.
4. Brit. a. (in a tavern or pub) a section of a bar or barroom separated from the public bar and often having more comfortable furnishings and a quieter atmosphere.
b. See saloon car. 5. a drawing room or reception room.