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Syllabification: Sa·lo·me
Pronunciation: /ˌsäləˈmā, səˈlōmē

Definition of Salome in English:

(In the New Testament) the daughter of Herodias, who danced before her stepfather Herod Antipas. Given a choice of reward for her dancing, she asked for the head of St. John the Baptist and thus caused him to be beheaded.

Words that rhyme with Salome

foamy, homey, loamy, Naomi

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