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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Woman whose dancing beguiled Herod into giving her the head of John the Baptist.

Usage examples (35)
  • In that plot line, Salome is the bad-hearted twin sister of Queen Taramis.
  • He hung his head and squirmed his toes under the mournful reproach in Salome's eyes.
  • "There is an overture in 'Salome,'" Auguin says, and sings, sonorously, the opening of the score.
  • So I called Salome, and we two stood there, and Gram'ther she taught us 'The Highland Gates to Die.' for more
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