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Word: lagoon

Definition: shallow body of water or lake near a sea; lake separated from a sea by sandbars or coral reefs


Sentences Containing 'lagoon'

"Anthony" sailed for Ulithi on 15 September and arrived safely in that lagoon on 3 October.
"J. Franklin Bell" entered the lagoon 2 February to unload supplies and receive casualties.
"Return to the Blue Lagoon" bears a strong similarity to its predecessor, which was produced and directed by Randal Kleiser, but picks up from where its predecessor left off.
1870 bought 237 Ac of land from Rodeo Gulch/ Corcoran Lagoon to 33rd Ave- Lynskey property.
A giant central, rectangular lagoon, which measures about , is surrounded by high, steep cliffs on three sides.
A small fort or tower which was in the middle of the lagoon under the command of Don Juan Zanoguera, a Valencian gentleman and a famous soldier, capitulated upon terms.
Ferrybridge, more properly named Ferry Bridge, is on the causeway to the Isle of Portland, Dorset, England, and is the point at which the Fleet lagoon joins Portland Harbour.
Follow west until the narrow track takes off at Bollards Lagoon towards the north, passing a dry lake.
From there, she resumed her voyage west and on 5 May entered the lagoon at Ulithi.
Important natural features in the area are the mountain and lagoon of Louro as well as the Corrubedo wetlands.
In 2008, "Water Parks Resorts Today" named Splash Lagoon as sixth largest water parks hotels in North America.
In 2013 more cartoons where released through iTunes under the name "Kevin Smith's Cartoon Lagoon" with the first installment released on April 18.
In September 1171, Doge Vitale Michiel II led an armada of 120 ships out of the Lagoon to attack Byzantium.
It flows southeast to empty into Manguaba Lagoon, an estuarine lake connected to the Atlantic Ocean by a network of channels.
It is almost nothing like "The Garden of God", Henry De Vere Stacpoole's sequel to his novel "The Blue Lagoon".
It joins the Rio Olimar Grande and flows into the Laguna Merin (Merin Lagoon) in Treinta y Tres.
It then flooded under a shallow saline lagoon.
Its wide lagoon has two navigable passes to enter it.
Major attractions include "the Bani", a small lagoon west of the village.
NZ4111 was damaged on takeoff from Te Whanga Lagoon on 4 November 1959 and remains as a wreck on the island.
On February 25, 2008, it was announced that Splash Lagoon would be adding a wave pool by spring 2009.
Post-Minoan eruptive activity is concentrated on the Kameni islands, in the centre of the lagoon.
Poveglia is a small island located between Venice and Lido in the Venetian Lagoon, northern Italy.
Poveglia should not be confused with Ex Poveglia, another small island of the lagoon three kilometers West of Poveglia.
Pulicat Lake is the second largest brackish – water lake or lagoon in India.
Scott Enterprises, a local franchising company, built Splash Lagoon.
She arrived at Eniwetok on 22 August; then escorted three attack transports to Ulithi and entered the lagoon of that atoll through Mugai Channel on the 28th.
Singapore's first Cable Ski Park, Ski360°, opened at the refurbished East Coast Lagoon in January 2006.
Some of the more visited attractions that draw tourists all year long besides Mount Aconcagua are Horcones Lagoon and Plaza de Mulas or Plaza Francia.
Splash Lagoon features a arcade and a large Laser Tag area.
The area also had a lagoon that was known on regional maps as “El Mangal” (showing a knowledge of the area by people other than the locals).
The atoll has a total land area of 38 km², while the lagoon measures 365 km².
The capital, Fira, clings to the top of the cliff looking down on the lagoon.
The channel's inner reaches are situated approximately inland from the location of the present-day lagoon.
The city is on the extreme point of the cape on the Bingham Channel (these straits is between the lagoon of Abaiang and the Pacific), south of the channel.
The depression at the island's centre is thought to be a raised lagoon.
The film was marketed as ""Return to the Romance, Return to the Adventure..."" referring it to 1980's "The Blue Lagoon" to which this film is a sequel.
The film was shot on location in Australia and Taveuni, Fiji and is a sequel to the 1980 remake "The Blue Lagoon", starring Brooke Shields and Christopher Atkins.
The former Coutinho lands are the triangle between what is known today as Dorival Caymmi square to the Pedra do Sal, up to and including the Abaetê Lagoon.
The island lies within the Western Pomerania Lagoon Area National Park and, as a bird reserve, is out-of-bounds to the public.
The Kameni islands in the centre of the lagoon are the most recent example of a cone built by this volcano, with much of them hidden beneath the water.
The mangrove vegetation in the Buthuwa lagoon is largely "Rhizophora mucronata" while "Avicennia" spp.
The men's coxless four competition at the 2006 Asian Games in Doha was held from 3 December to 7 December at the West Bay Lagoon.
The name was later changed to "SModimations Volume 2: Sub-Standard Kevin Smith Cartoons" after a copyright claim on cartoon lagoon.
The refuge encompasses several habitat types including sand dunes, pickleweed salt marsh, river lagoon, riverine, and a saline pond.
The water in the lagoon is not good for drinking or cooking but it useful for washing and catching fish.
To the east, between Balaruc and Sète, the borders of the lagoon are largely industrial. The south bank is formed by the coastal strip from Sète to Cap d'Agde.
Traditionally defined as the area along the coast from 41st Ave to Moran Lagoon, up 30th Ave to Portola and over to 41st Ave down to the sea at the "Hook".
While she was anchored in Eniwetok lagoon on 15 August, the message arrived announcing the end of hostilities with Japan.
[http://www.shtetlinks.jewishgen.org/Rumsiskes/] The old Rumšiškės was flooded by the Kaunas Lagoon, an artificial lake created by a dam built at Kaunas in the 1950s.
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