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watering place

noun
1.
British. a seaside or lakeside vacation resort featuring bathing, boating, etc.
2.
a health resort near mineral springs, a lake, or the sea, featuring therapeutic baths, water cures, or the like.
3.
a place where drinking water may be obtained by humans or animals, as a spring or water hole.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English
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British Dictionary definitions for watering-place

watering place

noun
1.
a place where drinking water for men or animals may be obtained
2.
(Brit) a spa
3.
(Brit) a seaside resort
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