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saltworks

[sawlt-wurks] /ˈsɔltˌwɜrks/
noun, plural saltworks.
1.
(often used with a plural verb) a building or plant where salt is made.
Origin
1555-1565
1555-65; salt1 + works
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  • Farther from the road, saltworks serve as a flamingo sanctuary.
  • As the fisheries and saltworks declined, many residents reverted to farming.
  • Historical records indicate that the saltworks were quite extensive, though this does not seem to be the case today.
British Dictionary definitions for saltworks

saltworks

/ˈsɔːltˌwɜːks/
noun
1.
(functioning as sing) a place, building, or factory where salt is produced
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