Word 1: Salon (suh LAHN, SAL ahn”, sa LAWN)
Meaning 1: A reception room in a large house.
Example Sentence: The theme of the grand salon is gold and white.
Meaning 2: A business that gives customers beauty treatments (such as haircuts).
Example Sentence: The local salon had excellent hair dressers.
Meaning 3: A hall for exhibition of art.
Example Sentence: The salon did not exhibit the paintings of new artists.
Word 2: Saloon (suh LOON)
Meaning 1: A room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter.
Example Sentence: The saloon bar and the kitchen are on the ground floor.
Meaning 2: A large, comfortable room on a ship where passengers can talk, relax.
Example Sentence: The lift on C Deck stopped right opposite the dining saloon.
Example Sentence using both words:
The salon had a painting of a luxurious saloon on the huge ship.