Sunday, December 22, 2013

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1. an area of shallow water separated from the sea by low sandy dunes. Compare laguna.
2. Also, lagune. any small, pondlike body of water, especially one connected with a larger body of water.
3. an artificial pool for storage and treatment of polluted or excessively hot sewage, industrial waste, etc.

1605–15; earlier laguna (singular), lagune (plural) < Italian < Latin lacūna (singular), lacūnae (plural) ditch, pool, akin to lacus basin, lake1 ; see lacuna
Related forms
la·goon·al, adjective


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