from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A resort providing therapeutic baths.
- n. A resort area having mineral springs.
- n. A fashionable hotel or resort.
- n. A health spa.
- n. A tub for relaxation or invigoration, usually including a device for raising whirlpools in the water.
- n. Eastern New England See soda fountain.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A health resort near a mineral spring or hot spring.
- n. A trendy or fashionable resort.
- n. A health club.
- n. A clumsy person (see spastic)
- n. An idiot
- n. A gobshite
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A spring or mineral water; -- so called from a place of this name in Belgium.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A mineral spring, or the locality in which such springs exist.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a place of business with equipment and facilities for exercising and improving physical fitness
- n. a fashionable hotel usually in a resort area
- n. a health resort near a spring or at the seaside
But everyone knows a spa is about the meals and the treatments, and Woodloch is first-rate on both counts.
They give me what they call a spa pedicure and they rub my legs and I love it.
When he arrives in China, he is welcomed into the home of a kindly old gent who offers him a dinner of what he calls spa ghet.
"We've had the luxury of going away to what we call our spa retreats the past few years, but not this year, for obvious reasons," she said.
The owner of a high-end, Chicago-based salon and spa is accused of spitting on a cab driver twice on Thursday afternoon at O'Hare Airport.
The owner of a high-end, Chicago-based salon and spa is accused of spitting on a ...
The spa is housed in an antique hand-carved Javanese home that was found on the island of Java and reconstructed piece by piece at the resort.
The spa is located a 1. 5-hour drive from Biarritz in Eug é nie-les-Bains, a thermal springs station known for its therapeutic waters since the time of Henry IV in the 16th century.
This spa is "a combination of aesthetics with pampering," says Ms. Gunning.
Meanwhile, a luxury resort and spa is opening up to much fanfare -- in Newberg.