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Meaning of "spa town" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SPA TOWN

spa town  [spɑː taʊn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SPA TOWN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
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Spa town is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SPA TOWN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

spa town

Spa town

A spa town is a specialized resort town situated around a mineral spa. Patrons visited spas to "take the waters" for their purported health benefits. The word comes from the Belgian town Spa. Thomas Guidott set up practice in the English town of Bath, Somerset in 1668. He became interested in the curative properties of the waters and he wrote A discourse of Bathe, and the hot waters there. Also, Some Enquiries into the Nature of the water in 1676. This brought the health-giving properties of the hot mineral waters to the attention of the aristocracy started to partake in them soon after. The term spa is used for towns or resorts offering hydrotherapy which can include cold water or mineral water treatments and hot thermal baths.

Definition of spa town in the English dictionary

The definition of spa town in the dictionary is a town where water comes out of the ground and people come to drink it or lie in it because they think it will improve their health.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SPA TOWN


Allentown
ˈælənˌtaʊn
Bridgetown
ˈbrɪdʒˌtaʊn
Charlottetown
ˈʃɑːlətˌtaʊn
Chinatown
ˈtʃaɪnəˌtaʊn
downtown
ˈdaʊnˈtaʊn
Freetown
ˈfriːˌtaʊn
Georgetown
ˈdʒɔːdʒˌtaʊn
Jamestown
ˈdʒeɪmzˌtaʊn
Kingstown
ˈkɪŋzˌtaʊn
midtown
ˈmɪdˌtaʊn
Motown
ˈməʊˌtaʊn
Newtown
ˈnjuːtaʊn
out-of-town
ˌaʊtəvˈtaʊn
Provincetown
ˈprɒvɪnsˌtaʊn
Queenstown
ˈkwiːnzˌtaʊn
small-town
ˌsmɔːlˈtaʊn
town
taʊn
uptown
ˈʌpˈtaʊn
Yorktown
ˈjɔːkˌtaʊn
Youngstown
ˈjʌŋzˌtaʊn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SPA TOWN

spa
spa bath
spa treatment
Spaak
space
space age
space blanket
space cadet
space capsule
space character
space fiction
space flight
space heater
space helmet
Space Invaders
space junk
space laboratory
space lattice
space medicine
space opera

WORDS THAT END LIKE SPA TOWN

boom town
chief town
commuter town
company town
Cookstown
county town
garrison town
ghost town
go to town
hick town
home town
man about town
market town
new town
on the town
one-horse town
post town
resort town
shanty town
small town
twin town

Synonyms and antonyms of spa town in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «spa town» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SPA TOWN

Find out the translation of spa town to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of spa town from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «spa town» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

温泉镇
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ciudad balneario
570 millions of speakers

English

spa town
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

स्पा शहर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مدينة الحمامات
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Курортный город
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

cidade termal
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

স্পা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

ville thermale
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Spa
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kurort
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

温泉街
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

온천 마을
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Spa
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thị trấn spa
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஸ்பா
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

स्पा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

spa
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

città termale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

uzdrowisko
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

курортне місто
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

oraș balnear
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

λουτρόπολη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

spa dorp
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kurorten
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

spabyen
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of spa town

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SPA TOWN»

The term «spa town» is normally little used and occupies the 117.706 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SPA TOWN» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about spa town

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SPA TOWN»

Discover the use of spa town in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to spa town and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Frommer's Mexico
120km<74 miles) SW of Mexico City The whitewashed town of 1xtapan de la Sal (not to be confused with lxtapa, on the Pacific coast) is known for its thermal mud bathsithis is an original spa town, with generations of healing traditions.
David Baird, Shane Christensen, Christine Delsol, 2011
2
Brownfields IV: Prevention, Assessment, Rehabilitation and ...
The isolated spa center of Ypati began to be developed into a spa town (i.e. to be developed residentially on a larger scale) after the end of the Second World War. This is also a period when the spa town was entering its most important phase ...
E. Beriatos, C. A. Brebbia, 2008
3
Healing Waters: Therapeutic Landscapes in Historic and ...
(Berry, 1892, 111) In developing the spa town in Ireland, different performances of health were riven with the ambiguous identity of the Anglo-Irish class. In the narratives of health at the spa town, other ambiguities were evident. In purely ...
Dr Ronan Foley, 2012
4
Frommer's Mexico 2007
2 Ixtapan de la Sal:A Thermal Spa Town 120km (74 miles) SW of Mexico City The whitewashed town of Ixtapan de la Sal (not to be confused with Ixtapa, on the Pacific coast) is known for its thermal mud baths—this is an original spa town, with ...
Lynne Bairstow, 2006
5
Czech Republic: The Bradt Travel Guide
CARLSBAD (KARLOVY VARY) No other place in the Czech lands outside Prague has so much to see and do, so much history or such a magical atmosphere as the spa town of Carlsbad. The largest of the big three towns forming the west ...
Marc Di Duca, 2006
6
Sustainable Development and Planning IV
Moreover, as for the reasons and the objectives of the spa tourists, 75,2% of the “ classic” spa tourists visit a spa town due to therapeutic reasons, while 85,6% of the “modern” spa tourists are interested in wellness and relax. Consequently ...
C. A. Brebbia, M. Neophytou, E. Beriatos, 2009
7
Cuba
... less celebrated inland cousin, an atmospheric spa town situated 48km to the south that once rivaled Havana for elegance and opulence. Hidden away in the center of Matanzas province, barely one hour's drive from the ritzy hotels of the ...
Brendan Sainsbury, 2009
8
Northern Europe: International Dictionary of Historic Places
Situated on the Rusalka, Libussa, Prince Wenceslas, and Millpond springs, it is the heart of the spa town. Karlovy Vary's most famous spring, the Vi'i'dlo, runs through the modern Vfidnelni (Spring) Colonnade, built in 1975. It was originally  ...
Trudy Ring, Noelle Watson, Paul Schellinger, 2013
9
Frommer's Vienna and the Danube Valley
... you can rent sail boats and cross the water for lunch on the other side. There's also a garden restaurant in the park. ' VNNHIA NOEH SdIHJ. HGIS ueiM ieg uepeg =io urv\o_|_ eds eu_|_ d d I The Spa Town of Baden Bel Wien 217 THE SPA ...
Dardis McNamee, Maggie Childs, 2011
10
Lonely Planet Czech & Slovak Republics
Saloon Bažina ( ED 603 236 410; Americká 95/10; mains 120-200Kč) Break away from your spa-town health kick with a slab of beef at this rustic 'saloon' serving Tex-Mex tucker with live country music. Both the Milano Penzión ( opposite) and ...
Lonely Planet, Lisa Dunford, Brett Atkinson, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SPA TOWN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term spa town is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Impressive crowd greets parade in the Spa town centre
The traditional parade of the Total 24 hours of Spa, taking place between the Francorchamps track and Spa town centre, was greeted by a never-before-seen ... «Motorsport.com, Jul 15»
2
Droitwich Spa Town Council spends £5000 fixing tear in mayor's robes
Droitwich Spa Town Council is set to spend thousands just to repair a 4in by 9in ... 'I think people in the town would be really upset if thousands of pounds were ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
3
Spa town's star rises in world of posh homes
Harrogate features in the top 10 alongside Edinburgh, Leamington Spa and Warwick. Carter Jonas ... “The town is doing extremely well at the moment. It has a ... «Yorkshire Post, Jun 15»
4
Man v Mosquito: Armenian spa town gets more funding to fight insects
On June 10, the Armenian government approved the decision to allocate 15 million AMD (about $31,500) to the town located some 170 kilometers to the ... «ArmeniaNow.com, Jun 15»
5
Waukesha: A spa town that took its water for granted
My hometown of Waukesha, Wisconsin, is surrounded by water. There are creeks and rivers. The fourth biggest lake in the world, Lake Michigan, lies 17 miles to ... «Marketplace.org, Feb 15»
6
Harrogate spa town's 10-year master plan goes on show
A 10-year master plan for a North Yorkshire spa town has gone on show. ... Plans could include a five star hotel and spa, outdoor cafes, improved public ... «BBC News, Jan 15»
7
Royal Leamington Spa: a town with all the right connections
This town in Warwickshire is undeniably handsome with many Regency townhouses, ... It means that to make the best of this attractive spa town with only 50,000 ... «Financial Times, Sep 14»
8
German Spa Town Bad Kissingen Wants to Build Life Around Sleep …
Have you ever heard of the town of Bad Kissingen in Germany? Neither had I — until today — and now I'm thinking I might have to move there. The small spa ... «Bustle, Feb 14»
9
Russian tourists help Hungary spa town flourish amid crisis
Locals have welcomed the new Russian "invasion" of tourists who fly into Sarmellek to head to the spa town Heviz, saying they have brought money, new jobs, ... «Reuters, Apr 13»
10
Europe's Most Famous Spa Towns (PHOTOS)
Before the advent of today's sleek and glamorous spa getaways, spa towns were a thing in Europe for centuries, offering refuge to royalty and members of the ... «Huffington Post, Jan 13»

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