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Acequia   Listen
noun
Acequia  n.  A canal or trench for irrigating land. (Sp. Amer.)






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Acequia" Quotes from Famous Books



... spectators, women and children of the garrison, began to break up and return to their homes, all talking excitedly, all intolerant of the experiences of others, and centered solely in the narrative of their own. Leaving a dozen men with buckets, readily filled from the acequia which turned the old water wheel just across the post of No. 4, and sending the big water wagon down to the stream for another liquid load, the infantry went back to their barracks and early coffee. The drenched ...
— An Apache Princess - A Tale of the Indian Frontier • Charles King



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