EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SPA

The Spa doctor, then, it will be seen, moves in a very narrow orbit.

I had unfortunately met him at Spa, and told him I was was going to Portugal.

His Court had given him leave of absence, and he was spending it at Spa.

Mesmer, hearing the police had their eye on him, went to Spa.

The poor chap was killed in a duel at Spa, a few months after the marriage.

In 1774, journeying from Spa to Limbourg, I was attacked by eight banditti.

Leopold took up his quarters at this hotel in his way to Spa.

What a curious history might be afforded by Spa and its gaming tables!

An Englishman and a Frenchman arrived at Spa in the same diligence.

Do you think that one could learn more at the Spa itself if one went there?

WORD ORIGIN

"medicinal or mineral spring," 1620s, from name of health resort in eastern Belgium, known since 14c., that featured mineral springs believed to have curative properties. The place name is from Walloon espa "spring, fountain."

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hotel

nounplace where one pays for accommodation
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