[hahym] /haɪm/ (Show IPA), 1740?–85, American financier and patriot, born in Poland.
noun, plural salons [suh-lonz; French sa-lawn] /səˈlɒnz; French saˈlɔ̃/ (Show IPA) 1. a drawing room or reception room in a large house. 2. an assembly of guests in such a room, especially an assembly, common during the 17th and 18th centuries, consisting of the leaders in society, art, politics, etc. 3. a hall or place […]
noun 1. Also, Salonica [suh-lon-i-kuh, sal-uh-nee-kuh] /səˈlɒn ɪ kə, ˌsæl əˈni kə/ (Show IPA), Saloniki [Greek sah-law-nee-kee] /Greek ˌsɑ lɔˈni ki/ (Show IPA). Official name Thessalonike. Ancient Therma. a seaport in south-central Macedonia, in NE Greece, on the Gulf of Salonika. 2. Gulf of, an arm of the Aegean, in NE Greece. 70 miles (113 […]
noun 1. music of a simple, agreeable, frequently sentimental character, played usually by a small orchestra. noun 1. (sometimes derogatory) light classical music intended esp for domestic entertaining
noun 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. British. (in a tavern or pub) a section of a […]