Meaning of watering place

wa'tering place"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. 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.
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