Definition of Aqueducts

1. Noun. (plural of aqueduct) ¹

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Definition of Aqueducts

1. aqueduct [n] - See also: aqueduct

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aqueducts

aqueduct of cerebrum
aqueduct of sylvius
aqueduct veil
aqueductal intubation
aqueducts (current term)
aqueductus cerebri
aqueductus cochleae
aqueductus cotunnii
aqueductus fallopii
aqueductus sylvii
aqueductus vestibuli
aqueous chambers
aqueous flare
aqueous humor
aqueous humour

Literary usage of Aqueducts

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. La démocratie libérale by Thomas Hodgkin, Etienne Vacherot (1896)
"He goes on to state that the aqueducts were fourteen in number, ... The specus of the Anio Novus, the highest of all the aqueducts, is only 2 '70 metres, ..."

2. The Popular Science Monthly (1877)
"aqueducts. THE remains of the lofty arcades upon which the aqueducts of ancient Rome ... At the zenith of her grandeur, Rome had eleven distinct aqueducts, ..."

3. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1853)
"The aqueducts of the capital claim a just pre-eminence; but the curious ... Fabretti has composed a very learned treatise on the aqueducts of Rome. ..."

4. A History of Rome by Robert Fowler Leighton (1883)
"undertaking of the Romans presents more striking evidence of their energy, skill and untiring perseverance, than the military roads and aqueducts. ..."

5. A Handbook of Rome and Its Environs by John Murray (Firm) (1869)
"The great supply was on this side, from sources in the upper valley of the ! enters Rome in 24 lire, by the 3 grent aqueducts Anio; but as all these, ..."

6. The Two Books on the Water Supply of the City of Rome of Sextus Julius by Sextus Julius Frontinus (1899)
"AS a rule, when the encyclopaedias, or the text-books, speak of the aqueducts of the City of Rome, the reader is given the statistics contained in Chapters ..."

7. Cyclopedia of Civil Engineering: A General Reference Work on Surveying by American School, Chicago, American School (Chicago, Ill.), Frederick Eugene Turneaure (1908)
"Besides wells, other works for water- supply purposes were constructed by the Ancients, such as reservoirs, cisterns, aqueducts, etc. ..."

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