noun (1)
la·​gu·​na | \ ləˈgünə \
plural -s

Definition of laguna

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: lagoon, lake, pond salt lakes and lagunas within the tropics almost always have foul bottom waters— W. C. Krumbein & R. M. Garrels


noun (2)
\ " \
plural Laguna or Lagunas

Definition of Laguna (Entry 2 of 2)

1a : a Keres pueblo people of New Mexico
b : a member of such people
2 : the language of the Laguna people

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History and Etymology for laguna

Noun (1)

Spanish, from Latin lacuna

Noun (2)

Spanish, pond, lagoon; from the lagoon near the site of the tribe's pueblo

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“Laguna.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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