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 Meanings and Examples of SALMON
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salmon
 n.  fish that mature in the sea but migrate to freshwater streams to spawn
 n.  reddish yellow color, like the flesh of the salmon
Classic Sentence:
1  Mr. Bart dropped into a chair, and sat gazing absently at the fragment of jellied salmon which the butler had placed before him.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
2  Mr. Bart sat motionless, his gaze still fixed on the salmon, and his lower jaw dropped; he looked even paler than usual, and his thin hair lay in untidy streaks on his forehead.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
3  Lily obeyed, and when she turned back into the room her father was sitting with both elbows on the table, the plate of salmon between them, and his head bowed on his hands.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
4  Before he went to bed she always got him a lunch of smoked salmon or anchovies and beer.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: III
5  "They've just got in a supply of fresh salmon at the inn," he said.
The Inspector General By Nikolai Gogol
Context  Highlight   In ACT I
6  And in the dining-room this morning two short little men were eating salmon and lots of other things.
The Inspector General By Nikolai Gogol
Context  Highlight   In ACT II
7  The second day you only took salmon.
The Inspector General By Nikolai Gogol
Context  Highlight   In ACT II
8  But, she was crying, had we met before the salmon leapt like a bar of silver.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Context  Highlight   In Unit 12
Example Sentence:
1  Fish ladders had to be built in the dams to assist the salmon returning to spawn in their native streams.
2  He planned to go fishing for salmon on Sunday.
3  Megan Peters, a trooper's spokeswoman, told the Juneau Empire the party was in possession of 148 sockeye salmon taken with a beach seine net.
4  Scotland's wild salmon population is in danger of being overwhelmed by the farmed variety.
5  Thousands of young salmon and trout have been killed by the pollution.
6  I ordered a fine fillet of salmon.
7  Without having to go there, you'll be able to watch mature bears compete for salmon at Brook Falls and other sites and cubs tumbling over each other as they play.