a spring of water that contains a significant amount of dissolved minerals.
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Origin of mineral spring
First recorded in 1775–85
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There is a curious and persistent survival of the belief in witchcraft through this mineral-spring belt in West Virginia.
a spring of water that contains a high proportion of dissolved mineral salts
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