Definition of Salome

1. Noun. Woman whose dancing beguiled Herod into giving her the head of John the Baptist.




Definition of Salome

1. Proper noun. A name ascribed to the stepdaughter of Herod who asked for the execution of John the Baptist. ¹

2. Proper noun. (biblical character) A woman mentioned in Mark 16:1. ¹

3. Proper noun. (Hebrew female given name), rarely used. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Salome

Sally Lunn
Salmacis
Salman Rushdie
Salmanazar
Salmanazars
Salmo
Salmo gairdneri
Salmo salar
Salmo trutta
Salmon
Salmon River
Salmonella
Salmonella choleraesuis
Salmonella schottmulleri
Salmonella typhosa
Salome
Salomon
Salon des Refusés
Salonica
Salonika
Salop
Salopian
Salou
Salpichroa
Salpichroa organifolia
Salpichroa rhomboidea
Salpidae
Salpiglossis sinuata
Salpinctes
Salpinctes obsoletus

Literary usage of Salome

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1891)
"Here, in a four- roomed cottage, the smallest amount of nutriment compatible with life was administered to the little salome by an experienced matron of ..."

2. Cyclopedia of Painters and Paintings edited by John Denison Champlin, Charles Callahan Perkins (1887)
"salome, accompanied by a servant, receives in a basin the head of John the ... Attributed to Sola- salome, Guercino, Louvre. rio and to Leonardo da Vinci. ..."

3. Modern Music and Musicians by Louis Charles Elson (1918)
"Following this, salome receives the bloody head from the hands of the executioner, ... "salome" was first performed in Dresden, December 5, 1905. ..."

4. Modern Drama and Opera: Reading Lists on the Works of Various Authors by Clara A. Mulliken Norton, Frank Keller Walter, Fanny Elsie Marquand, Archibald Henderson (1915)
"Richard Strauss' salome; the musical sensation of the winter. (In Cur. ... Unusual orchestral instruments used in salome score are pictured on p. 917. ..."

5. Modern Drama and Opera: Reading Lists on the Works of Various Authors by Clara A. Mulliken Norton, Frank Keller Walter, Fanny Elsie Marquand, Archibald Henderson (1915)
"Richard Strauss' salome; the musical sensation of the winter. (In Cur. ... Unusual orchestral instruments used in salome score are pictured on p. 917. ..."

6. Modern Drama and Opera: Reading Lists on the Works of Various Authors by Clara A. Mulliken Norton, Frank Keller Walter, Fanny Elsie Marquand, Archibald Henderson (1911)
"salome creates a sensation at the Conried benefit. il. (in Mus. Amer. v. ... salome is barred from the Metropolitan Opera House, (in Mus. Amer. v. 5, no. ..."

7. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1891)
"Here, in a four- roomed cottage, the smallest amount of nutriment compatible with life was administered to the little salome by an experienced matron of ..."

8. Cyclopedia of Painters and Paintings edited by John Denison Champlin, Charles Callahan Perkins (1887)
"salome, accompanied by a servant, receives in a basin the head of John the ... Attributed to Sola- salome, Guercino, Louvre. rio and to Leonardo da Vinci. ..."

9. Modern Music and Musicians by Louis Charles Elson (1918)
"Following this, salome receives the bloody head from the hands of the executioner, ... "salome" was first performed in Dresden, December 5, 1905. ..."

10. Modern Drama and Opera: Reading Lists on the Works of Various Authors by Clara A. Mulliken Norton, Frank Keller Walter, Fanny Elsie Marquand, Archibald Henderson (1915)
"Richard Strauss' salome; the musical sensation of the winter. (In Cur. ... Unusual orchestral instruments used in salome score are pictured on p. 917. ..."

11. Modern Drama and Opera: Reading Lists on the Works of Various Authors by Clara A. Mulliken Norton, Frank Keller Walter, Fanny Elsie Marquand, Archibald Henderson (1915)
"Richard Strauss' salome; the musical sensation of the winter. (In Cur. ... Unusual orchestral instruments used in salome score are pictured on p. 917. ..."

12. Modern Drama and Opera: Reading Lists on the Works of Various Authors by Clara A. Mulliken Norton, Frank Keller Walter, Fanny Elsie Marquand, Archibald Henderson (1911)
"salome creates a sensation at the Conried benefit. il. (in Mus. Amer. v. ... salome is barred from the Metropolitan Opera House, (in Mus. Amer. v. 5, no. ..."

13. University Musical Encyclopedia by Louis Charles Elson (1912)
"Following this, salome receives the bloody head from the hands of the executioner, ... "salome" was first performed in Dresden, December 5, 1905. ..."

14. The Craftsman by Gustav Stickley (1907)
"salome-THE PLAY AND THE OPERA: BY KATHARINE METCALF ROOF HE opera of "salome," ... He began work upon it at once, and last December "salome" was produced in ..."

15. University Musical Encyclopedia by Louis Charles Elson (1912)
"Following this, salome receives the bloody head from the hands of the executioner, ... "salome" was first performed in Dresden, December 5, 1905. ..."

16. The Craftsman by Gustav Stickley (1907)
"salome-THE PLAY AND THE OPERA: BY KATHARINE METCALF ROOF HE opera of "salome," ... He began work upon it at once, and last December "salome" was produced in ..."

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