[ luh-goo-nuh ]


  1. a bay, inlet, or other narrow or shallow body of water (often used in placenames).



[ luh-goo-nuh ]


, plural La·gu·nas, (especially collectively) La·gu·na
  1. a Pueblo Indian people of west-central New Mexico.
  2. the Keresan dialect spoken by the Laguna.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of laguna1

< Spanish or Italian; lagoon

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Example Sentences

The Laguna’s consistent winds and shallow waters create ideal conditions for kiteboarding and windsurfing.

I watched Laguna Beach, and both of its subsidiaries—The Hills and The City—religiously.

On your way back across the lake, stop at the Laguna Lodge for lunch with unparalleled views.

One thing The O.C. started is all the copycat shows, from The Real Housewives of Orange County to Laguna Beach.

Brown came home to Laguna Beach, got married, and began living the LDS life.

With almost 1,200 patients, Laguna Honda Hospital was originally the San Francisco Almshouse, and in a way it still is.

They were often seen in small flocks diving for fish along the coast from Laguna to Balboa.

One of these magnificent birds was found on the rocky cliffs bordering the shore between Laguna and Balboa.

Afterward he would cross the Laguna going to the Lido, where his stables were.

It is amusing to take a cup of water from the one laguna and pour it into the other.

Both this and Santa Cruz are built of stone, but the appearance of the latter is more pleasing than that of Laguna.


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