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mineral spring

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noun
  1. 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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Historical Examples

  • There is a curious and persistent survival of the belief in witchcraft through this mineral-spring belt in West Virginia.

    Appletons' Popular Science Monthly, July 1899

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British Dictionary definitions for mineral spring

mineral spring

noun
  1. a spring of water that contains a high proportion of dissolved mineral salts
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