salina definition by Webster's New World
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a salt marsh, pond, or lake
Origin: Spanish ; from Classical Latin salinae, salt pits ; from salinus, saline, salty: see saline
salina definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A salt marsh, spring, pond, or lake.
- An area of land encrusted with salt.
- A saltworks.
Origin: Spanish, from Latin salīnae, salt pits, from feminine pl. of salīnus, of salt; see saline.
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A city of central Kansas north-northwest of Wichita. It is a processing, trade, and manufacturing center in an oil-rich area. Population: 46,100.
salina - Science Definition
- An area of land encrusted with crystalline salt, especially a salt pan or a salt-encrusted playa.
- A body of water, such as a salt marsh, spring, pond, or lake, having a high saline content.