What does Lagoon mean?

Definitions for Lagoon
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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

Wiktionary

  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.]

Freebase

  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.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. lagoon

    An inland broad expanse of salt water, usually shallow, and connected with the sea by one or more channels, or washes over the reef.

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Numerology

  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

Examples of Lagoon in a Sentence

  1. Marek Grobarczyk:

    This is the border of the EU, NATO, and above all of Poland, and it cannot really be controlled now because ships can only enter the Vistula Lagoon with Russia's approval.

  2. David Lucas:

    She was walking the dog near the lagoon and the alligator came out of the water and tried to get the dog, the lady tried to rescue the dog and a maintenance worker ran over to help.

  3. Francesco Agopyan:

    It has the typical sweetness of a crab, combined with a sapid, savory flavor due to the saltiness of the lagoon waters, it is a very popular dish, especially among Venetians but also by others. It's a special dish.

  4. Jeb Bush:

    The whole world vibrates and you're a few miles away and there's a lagoon in between you and the launch, and the light shines on the lagoon and there are like thousands of fish that are jumping because of the vibrations.

  5. Peter Dixon:

    A lagoon generates maximum at the turn of the tide when a tidal turbine like ours is actually static, not turning, so together they constructively interfere, as the scientists would say. Very effective....it's very advantageous to have both.

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