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spa / spä/ • n. a mineral spring considered to have health-giving properties. ∎  a place or resort with such a spring. ∎  a commercial establishment offering health and beauty treatment through such means as steam baths, exercise equipment, and massage. ∎  a bath or small pool containing hot aerated water.


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spa medicinal spring or well XVII; locality possessing this XVIII. f. name Spa of a watering-place in Belgium noted for its curative mineral springs


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SpA (Italy) società per azioni (public limited company; plc)


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SPA (USA) Society for Personnel Administration