lagoon lagoon  /lə ˈɡun/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a body of water cut off from a larger body by a reef of sand or coral

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Usage(s):

  1. One of these was the Qoliqoli Bill controversial legislation designed to hand back control of lagoon, beach and reef access rights to indigenous Fijians.
  2. He bought $3,000,000 worth of land bordering on Waikiki, created his own beach and artificial lagoon, and started work on his Hawaiian Village Hotel.
  3. Venice, as every visitor learns, is built on low islands in a huge, protected lagoon.

News

  1. Sea turtle fans flock to mass release into Indian River Lagoon

    More than 100 people turned up Monday morning to help biologists with the National Marine Fisheries Service release 28 loggerhead sea turtles into the Indian River Lagoon near Sebastian Inlet.
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Florida Today

  2. Decorated ducks invade historic Bristol Lagoon as Canal Festival 2013 sets sail with candlelit wishes (SLIDESHOW)

    BRISTOL BOROUGH – Hundreds lined the banks of the Bristol Lagoon Friday evening for another successful Canal Festival. Even Kim Kardashian, Kanye West and their new baby made an appearance, well, at least they did in duck form.
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Bristol Pilot

  3. Our Indian River Lagoon: New FIT facility will be 'premier marine science research center,' president says

    How will spending $10 million to renovate a tracking station help the Indian River Lagoon?
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Indian River Press Journal

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Quotes

  1. "I would not be the musician I am today if I had not had the opportunity to embrace music at a young age," said Hart. "And now I get to do things like put percussive sound to the image of fire and have it dance around a lagoon. That's not...
    on Dec 9, 2008 By: Mickey Hart Source: Earthtimes (press release)

  2. "There's nowhere to move back to," Kiribati's president Anote Tong told climate conference attendees. "Because if you move back, you're either in the lagoon or in the ocean."
    on Dec 3, 2007 By: Anote Tong Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "The evolutionary legacy of the end-Cretaceous extinction is very much with us. In fact, it can be seen in virtually every marine community, every lagoon, every continental shelf in the world," said University of Chicago paleontologist David...
    on Feb 5, 2009 By: David Jablonski Source: Science Daily (press release)

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