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noun as in shallow body of water

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Unfortunately, experts have looked everywhere from lagoons to abandoned silver mines and still come up empty-handed.

Two nearby lagoons were used for wastewater disposal for these two companies.

It was rather dangerous to bathe in some of the lagoons on account of the leeches that infested the waters.

Across the lagoons we were soon out of waterways and amongst the mountains of Italy; scenery lovely, bewitching, enchanting.

He died of a pestilence which followed the ravage of the Turks, carried to the shores of the lagoons.

South of Udine, on the marshy shore of the same series of lagoons which surround Venice itself, is Aquileja.

The shore lagoons continue, though the margin below the hills is only 30 to 60 feet broad.

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On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lagoons, such as: pond, pool, bayou, marsh, gulf, and shoal.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.