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  • n. Plural form of lagoon.

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Examples

  • Chamela-Cuixmala (Jalisco): a Pacific Coast dry tropical forest harboring iguanas and crocodiles in lagoons and marshes.

    Did you know? Mexico has over thirty UNESCO-designated biosphere reserves

  • Enjoying the water spray as the sun rises over the lagoons is bittersweet.

    The Venetian Subway Project

  • Baja California lagoons are an important wintering site for grey whales and birds and a significant nesting area for three of the world's seven marine turtle species.

    Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaíno, Mexico

  • For example, the practice of disposing hog waste in large lagoons, which is common practice among larger hog operations, has been linked to water pollution and is coming under increasing pressure in the U.S. and abroad.

    Mexican Officials Hope Early Swine Flu Case Can Yield Clues

  • "Farmers are focusing on managing the excretions by putting caps on the lagoons, which is where the waste is stored," said UC Davis air-quality specialist Frank Mitloehner, the study's lead author.

    Dairy Cows Breathe Easier

  • On one of the lagoons is a rather artistic Chinese temple of concrete, well built and in good repair.

    Wanderings in the Orient

  • There are a few small holes, called lagoons, the remains of ancient rivers, met with now and then; and strange to say, one of such holes will be found to contain salt sea-water, whilst another, within a very few yards of it, has water quite fresh, or nearly so.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 55, No. 340, February, 1844

  • The city on the lagoons is the next town to be considered, for Verona has scarcely a cuisine of its own, and Padua sends its best food to the

    The Gourmet's Guide to Europe

  • In the earlier times, hunting in the lagoons was a favorite diversion; but as the decay of the

    Venetian Life

  • The sand is glaring white, the lagoons are a soft blue, and every 10 metres there's a coconut palm.

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