salina

[ suh-lahy-nuh ]
/ səˈlaɪ nə /

noun

a saline marsh, spring, or the like.
a saltworks.

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Origin of salina

1690–1700; <Spanish ≪ Latin salīnae saltworks

Definition for salina (2 of 2)

Salina
[ suh-lahy-nuh ]
/ səˈlaɪ nə /

noun

a city in central Kansas.
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British Dictionary definitions for salina

salina
/ (səˈlaɪnə) /

noun

a salt marsh, lake, or spring

Word Origin for salina

C17: from Spanish, from Medieval Latin: salt pit, from Late Latin salīnus saline
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Scientific definitions for salina

salina
[ sə-līnə, -lē- ]

An area of land encrusted with crystalline salt, especially a salt pan or a salt-encrusted playa.
A body of water, such as a salt marsh, spring, pond, or lake, having a high saline content.
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