Definition of Qanats

1. Noun. (plural of qanat) ¹



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Definition of Qanats

1. qanat [n] - See also: qanat

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Qanats

qaganates
qagans
qaghan
qaghanate
qaghanates
qaghans
qaid
qaids
qaimaqam
qaimaqams
qalamdan
qalamdans
qalandar
qalandars
qanat
qanats (current term)
qandilite
qanon
qanons
qantar
qantars
qanun
qanuns
qasida
qasidas
qat
qats
qawwal
qawwali
qawwalis

Literary usage of Qanats

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1. Six Months in Persia by Edward Stack (1882)
"Again, there is much to be done with qanats. Though private enterprise repairs old qanats or opens new ones every year, still the impression one receives ..."

2. Archaeology of the United Arab Emirates: Proceedings of the First by Daniel T. Potts, Hasan Al Naboodah, Peter Hellyer (2003)
"... qanats et canalisations souterraines en Iran, en Egypte el en Grece, Paris: Persika 2. pp. 143-156. Uerpmann. M.. Uerpmann. HP and Jasim, SA 2000. ..."

3. Life of the Amir Dost Mohammed Khan of Kabul: With His Political Proceedings by Mohana Lāla (1846)
"... but as we had qanats* all round our encampment it did not inconvenience us. A remonstrance was instantly sent out by the Navab, who ordered the man to ..."

4. Six Months in Persia by Edward Stack (1882)
"... and are tapped two miles lower down by the qanats of the larger villages below; finally, filtering through fifteen miles of slow descent, ..."

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