health spa


: spa sense 4
especially : one emphasizing health and fitness

Examples of health spa in a Sentence

a health spa offering aerobics classes for all levels of fitness
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Word History

First Known Use

1960, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of health spa was in 1960

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Cite this Entry

“Health spa.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2023.

Medical Definition

health spa

: spa sense 2
especially : one emphasizing health and fitness
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