akvedukts

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Akvedukts

Etymology[edit]

Via other European languages, ultimately a borrowing from Latin aquaeductus ‎(conveyance of water), itself a compound of aqua ‎(water) and dūcō ‎(I lead”, “I bring).

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Noun[edit]

akvedukts m (1st declension)

  1. aqueduct (a bridge-like structure used to carry water over a river or depression; an artificial canal used to carry water)
    pirms 300 gadiem Kašmirā izbūvēja no Urtara šļūdoņa pāri galvu reibinošai aizai akveduktu un 20 kilometru garu kanālu — 300 years ago in Kashmir an aqueduct was built from the Urtars glacier across the dizzying gorge, and (also) 20 kilometers of canals

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