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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
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