Definition of “lagoon” - English Dictionary

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“lagoon” in British English

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lagoonnoun [ C ]

uk /ləˈɡuːn/ us /ləˈɡuːn/

an area of sea water separated from the sea by a reef (= a line of rocks and sand):

a tropical lagoon

(Definition of “lagoon” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“lagoon” in American English

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lagoonnoun [ C ]

us /ləˈɡun/

an area of sea water separated from the sea by a sandbar (= raised area of sand) or reef (= a line of rocks and sand)

(Definition of “lagoon” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)