Meaning of sauna

sau•na

Pronunciation: (sô'nu, sou'-), [key]
— n., v., -naed, -na•ing.
—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 bathhouse or room, usually of wood, equipped for such a bath.
—v.i.
  1. to take a sauna: to sauna after exercising.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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