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spa

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Definition of spa

noun
a mineral spring, or a locality in which such springs exist.
a luxurious resort or resort hotel.
a hot tub or similar warm-water hydromassage facility, usually for more than one person.
New England. soda fountain.
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Origin of spa

First recorded in 1555–65; generalized use of Spa

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Other definitions for spa (2 of 2)

Spa
[ spah ]
/ spɑ /

noun
a resort town in E Belgium, SE of Liège: famous mineral springs.
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British Dictionary definitions for spa (1 of 4)

spa
/ (spɑː) /

noun
a mineral spring or a place or resort where such a spring is found

Word Origin for spa

C17: named after Spa, Belgium

British Dictionary definitions for spa (2 of 4)

Spa
/ (spɑː) /

noun
a town in E Belgium, in Liège province: a resort with medicinal mineral springs (discovered in the 14th century). Pop: 10 491 (2004 est)

British Dictionary definitions for spa (3 of 4)

SPA

abbreviation for
Special Protection Area: an area designated by the European Union in order to protect endangered species, esp of birds

British Dictionary definitions for spa (4 of 4)

SpA

abbreviation for
Società per Azioni

Word Origin for SpA

Italian: limited company
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