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A health resort, especially one where there are one or more mineral springs with waters that possess therapeutic properties.
[Spa, a mineral spring health resort in Belgium]
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1. A resort providing therapeutic baths.
2. A resort area having mineral springs.
3. A health spa.
4. A tub for relaxation or invigoration, usually including a device for raising whirlpools in the water.
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spaA health resort where one bathes in the water of a particular natural spring.
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