sauna

noun sau·na \ ˈsȯ-nə , ˈsau̇-nə \

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 in a Sentence

  1. The health club has a pool and a sauna.

  2. He talked about the benefits of taking a sauna regularly.

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Origin and Etymology of sauna

Finnish


SAUNA Defined for English Language Learners

sauna

noun

Definition of sauna for English Language Learners

  • : 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


Medical Dictionary

sauna

noun sau·na \ ˈsau̇-nə , ˈsȯ-nə \

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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