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sauna

noun sau·na \ˈs-nə, ˈsa-nə\

: a special heated room in which people sit or lie down in order to get hot and sweat

: a health treatment in which people sit or lie down in a sauna

Full Definition of SAUNA

1
:  a Finnish steam bath in which the steam is provided by water thrown on hot stones; also :  a bathhouse or room used for such a bath
2
:  a dry heat bath; also :  a room or cabinet used for such a bath

Examples of SAUNA

  1. The health club has a pool and a sauna.
  2. He talked about the benefits of taking a sauna regularly.

Origin of SAUNA

Finnish
First Known Use: 1881

Rhymes with SAUNA

sauna

noun sau·na \ˈsa-nə, ˈs-nə\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SAUNA

1
:  a Finnish steam bath in which the steam is provided by water thrown on hot stones; also :  a bathhouse or room used for such a bath
2
:  a dry heat bath; also :  a room or cabinet used for such a bath

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