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salina

[suh-lahy-nuh] /səˈlaɪ nə/
noun
1.
a saline marsh, spring, or the like.
2.
a saltworks.
Origin of salina
1690-1700
1690-1700; < SpanishLatin salīnae saltworks

Salina

[suh-lahy-nuh] /səˈlaɪ nə/
noun
1.
a city in central Kansas.
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salina

/səˈlaɪnə/
noun
1.
a salt marsh, lake, or spring
Word Origin
C17: from Spanish, from Medieval Latin: salt pit, from Late Latin salīnussaline
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salina
  (sə-lī'nə, -lē'-)   
  1. An area of land encrusted with crystalline salt, especially a salt pan or a salt-encrusted playa.

  2. A body of water, such as a salt marsh, spring, pond, or lake, having a high saline content.


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