What does lagoon mean?

Definitions for lagoonləˈgun

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lagoon, laguna, lagune(noun)

    a body of water cut off from a larger body by a reef of sand or coral


  1. lagoon(Noun)

    A shallow body of water separated from deeper sea by a bar.

  2. Origin: Adapted from lacuna. Related to lagu via Proto-Indo-European.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lagoon(noun)

    a shallow sound, channel, pond, or lake, especially one into which the sea flows; as, the lagoons of Venice

  2. Lagoon(noun)

    a lake in a coral island, often occupying a large portion of its area, and usually communicating with the sea. See Atoll

  3. Origin: [It. or Sp. laguna, L. lacuna ditch, pool, pond, lacus lake. See Lake, and cf. Lacuna.]


  1. Lagoon

    A lagoon is a shallow body of water separated from a larger body of water by barrier islands or reefs. Lagoons are commonly divided into coastal lagoons and atoll lagoons. They have also been identified as occurring on mixed-sand and gravel coastlines. There is an overlap between bodies of water classified as coastal lagoons and bodies of water classified as estuaries. Lagoons are common coastal features around the world.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Lagoon

    Lagune, la-gōōn′, n. a shallow pond into which the sea flows. [It. laguna—L. lacuna.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lagoon in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lagoon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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