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A city of northeast Kansas west of Topeka. Founded in the mid-1800s, it grew as an agricultural center.


 (sə-lī′nə, -lē′-)
1. A salt marsh, spring, pond, or lake.
2. An area of land encrusted with salt.
3. A saltworks.

[Spanish, from Latin salīnae, salt pits, from feminine pl. of salīnus, of salt; see saline.]
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(Physical Geography) a salt marsh, lake, or spring
[C17: from Spanish, from Medieval Latin: salt pit, from Late Latin salīnus saline]
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(səˈlaɪ nə)

n., pl. -nas.
1. a saline marsh.
2. a saltworks.
[1690–1700; < Sp « Latin salīnae saltworks]
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Noun1.Salina - a town in central Kansas
Kansas, KS, Sunflower State - a state in midwestern United States
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[səˈliːnə] N
1. (= marsh etc, saltworks) → salina f
2. (= mine) → mina f de sal, salina f
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nSalzsee m, → Salzpfanne f, → Salzsumpf m
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One day I rode to a large salt-lake, or Salina, which is distant fifteen miles from the town.
The Gauchos call the former the "Padre del sal," and the latter the "Madre;" they state that these progenitive salts always occur on the borders of the salinas, when the water begins to evaporate.
This phenomenon is quite different from that of the salinas, and more extraordinary.
Baldly as he had stated it, in his eyes was a rich vision of that hot, starry night at Salina Cruz, the white strip of beach, the lights of the sugar steamers in the harbor, the voices of the drunken sailors in the distance, the jostling stevedores, the flaming passion in the Mexican's face, the glint of the beast-eyes in the starlight, the sting of the steel in his neck, and the rush of blood, the crowd and the cries, the two bodies, his and the Mexican's, locked together, rolling over and over and tearing up the sand, and from away off somewhere the mellow tinkling of a guitar.
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Salina and Sumayya were not registered voters at the booth where they were found accessing the voting machines.
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Each year, players in Salina, Kan., honor the memory of one of their avid supporters, B.K.
Dolly Mae Wilson, 89 of Beloit, formerly of Salina, passed away Tuesday, July 17, 2018.
Green-fingered Phil Salina, who has lived at Hanover Scotland's Baillie Court in Motherwell for more than 10 years, has received PS300 to help him continue to grow his prized fruit and vegetable patch.