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spa

 (spä)
n.
1. A resort providing therapeutic baths.
2. A resort area having mineral springs.
3. A fashionable hotel or resort.
4. A health spa.
5. A tub for relaxation or invigoration, usually including a device for raising whirlpools in the water.

[After Spa, a resort town of eastern Belgium.]

spa

(spɑː)
n
1. (Physical Geography) a mineral spring or a place or resort where such a spring is found
2. (Human Geography) a mineral spring or a place or resort where such a spring is found
[C17: named after Spa, Belgium]

Spa

(spɑː)
n
(Placename) a town in E Belgium, in Liège province: a resort with medicinal mineral springs (discovered in the 14th century). Pop: 10 491 (2004 est)

SpA

abbreviation for
(Commerce) Società per Azioni
[Italian: limited company]

SPA

abbreviation for
(Environmental Science) Special Protection Area: an area designated by the European Union in order to protect endangered species, esp of birds

spa

(spɑ)

n., pl. spas.
1. a mineral spring, or a locality in which such springs exist.
2. a luxurious resort or resort hotel.
3. health spa.
4. a hot tub or similar bathing facility, usu. for more than one person.
5. New England. soda fountain.
[1555–65; generalized use of Spa]

Spa

(spɑ)

n.
a resort town in E Belgium, SE of Liège: famous mineral springs. 9391.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spa - a health resort near a spring or at the seasidespa - a health resort near a spring or at the seaside
pump room - a pump house at a spa where medicinal waters are pumped and where patrons gather
playground, resort area, vacation spot - an area where many people go for recreation
2.spa - a fashionable hotel usually in a resort area
hotel - a building where travelers can pay for lodging and meals and other services
playground, resort area, vacation spot - an area where many people go for recreation
3.spa - a place of business with equipment and facilities for exercising and improving physical fitnessspa - a place of business with equipment and facilities for exercising and improving physical fitness
fat farm - a health spa that specializes in helping people lose weight
business establishment, place of business - an establishment (a factory or an assembly plant or retail store or warehouse etc.) where business is conducted, goods are made or stored or processed or where services are rendered
Translations
lázně
spa
terveyslähde
toplice
鉱泉
온천
spa
สถานที่ที่มีบ่อน้ำแร่
suối nước khoáng

spa

[spɑː] Nbalneario m

spa

[ˈspɑː]
n
(also spa town) → station f thermale
(also health spa) → station f thermale
modif [facilities, resort] → thermal(e) spa treatmentspa bath nbain m à remous

spa

n (= town)(Heil- or Mineral)bad nt, → Kurort m; (= spring)(Heil- or Mineral)quelle f

spa

[spɑː] n (resort) → stazione f termale, terme fpl (Am) (also health spa) → centro di cure estetiche

spa

يَنْبُوعٌ مَعْدَنِيّ lázně spa Kurort σπα balneario terveyslähde station thermale toplice terme 鉱泉 온천 mineraalbron spa uzdrowisko spa минеральный источник spa สถานที่ที่มีบ่อน้ำแร่ ılıca suối nước khoáng 温泉

spa

n spa m, balneario; medical —, med — (fam) spa médico
References in classic literature ?
The poor chap was killed in a duel at Spa a few months after the marriage.
The water tasted like a solution of a dozen disagreeable things, and was sufficiently nauseous to have made the fortune of the proprietor, had the spa been situated in the midst of any civilized community.
He appears to have been one of those Russian parasites who lead an idle existence abroad, spending the summer at some spa, and the winter in Paris, to the greater profit of the organizers of public balls.
Larcher's great success in the carrying business, which warranted his purchase of a mansion near Riverston already furnished in high style by an illustrious Spa physician--furnished indeed with such large framefuls of expensive flesh-painting in the dining-room, that Mrs.
Why, I remember the time when old Maunders as had three-and-twenty wans--I remember the time when old Maunders had in his cottage in Spa Fields in the winter time, when the season was over, eight male and female dwarfs setting down to dinner every day, who was waited on by eight old giants in green coats, red smalls, blue cotton stockings, and high-lows: and there was one dwarf as had grown elderly and wicious who whenever his giant wasn't quick enough to please him, used to stick pins in his legs, not being able to reach up any higher.
If the doctors did not keep me here at the spas I should be back in Russia, but as it is I have to postpone my return for three months.
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Nestled in the artsy village of Ojai and surrounded by the Topa Topa Mountains, the Ojai Valley Inn & Spa has yet to receive widespread attention.
1 Mirror Lake Inn, New York The spa at Mirror Lake Inn, a casually elegant lodge in the Adirondack Mountains of Lake Placid, features a separate Gentlemen's Corner with services that.
men are wearing their hair longer,'' said Joseph Esposito, manager of Thursday's Salon + Spa in Calabasas, which also offers a Men's Day Out package that includes a deep tissue/sports massage and a gentlemen's facial ($130).
The luxury boutique spa will feature unique signature treatments by Mandara Spa and will offer local, Balinese and Elemis beauty treatments.