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Many of the houses are located right on a lagoon, where visitors spend most their days kayaking, canoeing, and paddle boarding down the water.
Were people here early enough to visit such lagoons?
Located on glassy Quonochontaug Pond, actually a saltwater lagoon as well as a short walk from stunning ocean beaches, one never lacks swimming options (there's also a heated lap pool and sun deck with Jacuzzi).
At one point, Dallas sported a dancehall, a little amusement park and a swimming beach on a creek lagoon.
Flamingos are considered to be water birds that live in and around lagoons or lakes.
Take the scenic tram ride to the beach over tidal lagoons, or wander the adjacent trails of Lovers Key State Park.
Following Lane’s death, Disney World officials were criticized for their failure to provide proper warning signage along the lagoon.
In the early Middle Ages, when Venice was a mere collection of primitive lagoon communities banded together for protection against the Huns and other invaders, men of the Brandolini d’Adda clan were among the fierce condottieri—
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Origin and Etymology of lagoon
First Known Use: 1673See Words from the same year
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Definition of lagoon for English Language Learners
: an area of sea water that is separated from the ocean by a reef or sandbar
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