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spa

noun \ˈspä, ˈsp\

: a place where water that has many minerals in it comes up naturally from the ground and where people go to improve their health by swimming in, bathing in, or drinking the water

: a place where people go to improve their health and appearance by exercising, relaxing, etc.

: a bathtub in which a pump causes hot water and air bubbles to move around your body

Full Definition of SPA

1
a :  a mineral spring
b :  a resort with mineral springs
2
:  a fashionable resort or hotel
3
New England :  soda fountain
4
:  a commercial establishment providing facilities devoted especially to health, fitness, weight loss, beauty, and relaxation
5
:  a hot tub with a whirlpool device

Examples of SPA

  1. Their property includes a swimming pool and spa.
  2. <a six-month membership in a health spa with the specific purpose of losing weight>

Origin of SPA

Spa, watering place in Belgium
First Known Use: 1610

Rhymes with SPA

Spa

geographical name \ˈspä\

Definition of SPA

town E Belgium SE of Liège pop 10,394
Medical Dictionary

spa

noun \ˈspä, ˈsp\

Medical Definition of SPA

1
a :  a mineral spring b :  a resort with mineral springs
2
:  a commercial establishment with facilities for exercising and bathing; especially :  health spa

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