from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun plural A place where salt is produced commercially.

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  • noun A place where salt is refined and prepared commercially.
  • noun figuratively A job, usually considered boring drudgery.

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  • noun a plant where salt is produced commercially


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