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watering place

n.
1. A place where animals find water to drink.
2. A health resort with mineral springs; a spa.
3. Informal A watering hole.

watering place

n
1. (Human Geography) a place where drinking water for men or animals may be obtained
2. (Human Geography) Brit a spa
3. (Human Geography) Brit a seaside resort

wa′tering place`


n.
1. a seaside or lakeside vacation resort.
2. a health resort near mineral springs, a lake, or the sea, featuring therapeutic baths, water cures, or the like; spa.
3. a spring or water hole containing drinking water.
[1400–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.watering place - a health resort near a spring or at the seasidewatering place - 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
References in classic literature ?
They generally consist of foreign watering places where the sheep and the goats house together now and then.
But when one day a member of the tribe discovered the blacks in great numbers on the banks of a little stream that had been their watering place for generations, and in the act of clearing a space in the jungle and erecting many huts, the apes would remain no longer; and so Tarzan led them inland for many marches to a spot as yet undefiled by the foot of a human being.
Specifically, the core activities of the project are installing hand-pumped wells that serve as the watering places for the livestock, cultivating pasture and encouraging the effective use of it, and devising ways for herders to make a living besides livestock raising (livelihood diversification).