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sau·na

 (sô′nə, sou′-)
n.
1. A small room or structure that provides dry heat or steam for bathing or refreshing the body.
2. A bath or period of time spent in a sauna.

[Finnish.]

sauna

(ˈsɔːnə)
n
1. an invigorating bath originating in Finland in which the bather is subjected to hot steam, usually followed by a cold plunge or by being lightly beaten with birch twigs
2. the place in which such a bath is taken
[C20: from Finnish]

sau•na

(ˈsɔ nə, ˈsaʊ-)

n., pl. -nas, n.
1. a bath that uses dry heat to induce perspiration, and in which steam is produced by pouring water on heated stones.
2. a room equipped for such a bath.
v.i.
3. to take a sauna.
[1880–85; < Finnish]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sauna - a Finnish steam bathsauna - a Finnish steam bath; steam is produced by pouring water over heated rocks
steam bath, steam room, vapor bath, vapour bath - a room that can be filled with steam in which people bathe; `vapour bath' is a British term
Translations
حَمَّامُ بُخَارحَمّام بُخار
sauna
sauna
saun
saunasaunoasaunominen
sauna
szauna
sána
サウナ
사우나
sauna
sauna
sauna
bastubada bastubasta
การอบเซาน่า
bồn tắm hơi

sauna

[ˈsɔːnə] Nsauna f (m in Cono Sur)

sauna

[ˈsɔːnə] nsauna m

sauna

nSauna f; to have a saunain die Sauna gehen

sauna

[ˈsɔːnə] nsauna

sauna

(ˈsoːnə) , (ˈsaunə) noun
(a building or room equipped for) a Finnish form of steam bath. They have a sauna in their house; They had a refreshing sauna.

sauna

حَمَّامُ بُخَار sauna sauna Sauna σάουνα sauna sauna sauna sauna sauna サウナ 사우나 sauna badstue sauna sauna сауна bastu การอบเซาน่า sauna bồn tắm hơi 桑那

sauna

n sauna m&f; [Note: The RAE lists sauna as feminine, but masculine usage is common.]