Definition of spa
1a : a mineral springb : 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 in a sentence
Their property includes a swimming pool and spa.
<a six-month membership in a health spa with the specific purpose of losing weight>
Origin and Etymology of spa
Spa, watering place in Belgium
First Known Use: 1610
Definition of Spa
town southeast of Liège in the Wallonia region in eastern Belgium population 10,394
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Definition of spa for English Language Learners
: 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
Medical Definition of spa
1a: a mineral springb: a resort with mineral springs
2: a commercial establishment (as a resort) providing facilities devoted especially to health, fitness, weight loss, beauty, and relaxation
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