Russian bath


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Russian bath

[rush′ən]
a hot steam bath followed by a cold plunge. Also called sauna bath.
A type of sweat bath, in which a person is exposed for 10-20 minutes to high temperatures and high humidity followed by washing
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On her days off, Riga heads to the Russian Baths in the East Village for an intensified version with steam rooms and bath pools.
In 1930, the older structures were demolished and re-built as the modern site, which contained swimming pools and Turkish and Russian baths.
McGregor, who was treated to Russian baths and local entertainment on the trip, said he'd like to visit Russia again.
The baths included the very exotic-sounding Turk-Turk ish and Russian baths as well as slipper baths, a shampooing room and a cooling room.

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