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Definition of the noun Acequia
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noun - plural: acequias
- [context: used in the Southwestern US or in reference to Spain] an acequia, an irrigation ditch
- Acequia is a city in Minidoka County, Idaho, United States. The population was 124 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Burley, Idaho Micropolitan Statistical Area.
- Acequia is an unincorporated community located in Douglas County, Colorado, United States.
Acequia is a musical group.
- album: "La Fuerza del Rock"
Acequia: An acequia or séquia is a community-operated watercourse used in Spain and former Spanish colonies in the Americas for irrigation. Particularly in Spain, the Andes, northern Mexico, and the modern-day American Southwest, acequias are usually historically engineered canals that carry snow runoff or river water to distant fields. It can also refer to the long central pool in a Moorish garden, such as the Alhambra.
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Over-allocation and the Doctrine of Prior Appropriation: Water Rights Settlement Agreements in New Mexico (2008)
Physically, an acequia is a ditch, usually an earthen hand-dug channel, that conveys water from a river or stream to agricultural fields and communities. Institutionally, an acequia refers to a public entity that allocates and distributes water to its ...
"El Agua Es la Vida" (water is Life): Water Conflict and Conquest in Nineteenth Century New Mexico (2008)
Acequia means more than just the irrigation ditch itself; it also connotes the system of managing...
Considering Research (2011)
Reflecting Upon Current Themes in Architectural Research by Architectural Research Centers Consortium. Spring Conference
The acequia is a complex system of waterways that forges a democratic social network. The relationships associated with this infrastructural network provided an opportunity to use digital mapping and digital media techniques as a means of ...
by Josephine Quintero, Mary-Ann Gallagher
Sala Regia The Patio de la Acequia is an enclosed oriental garden built round a long central ...
Tierra Y Vida by Devon Gerardo Pe–a
The Acequia: A Watershed Democracy The acequia is a gravity-driven, earthenwork, communally managed irrigation institution with roots in late antiquity and strong Arabic influences. Acequia is derived from the Arabic term as -Saquiya, which ...
Southwest Aquatic Habitats (2013)
On the Trail of Fish in a Desert by Daniel Shaw
An acequia is a type of canal dug by humans.
Subversive Kin by Devon Gerardo Pena
The acequia is a cultural institution that firmly rejects the unholy alliance between the scientific jargon of hydrology and the commodifying value system of capitalism.17 An Heirloom Orchard In the northeastern corner of the Gallegos ...
Politics, Poetics, & Pedagogy by Joni Adamson, Mei Mei Evans, Rachel Stein
The acequia is a communally managed institution that is organized under the authority of local customary practices. Historically across the Rio Arriba, the acequia as a civic institution for local self- governance has emphasized three normative ...
by Cyril Glassé
The Spanish word acequia ("watering ditch") is derived from the Arabic saqiyah. The Acequia Madre irrigation systems used by the Spanish in South America and the American southwest are ultimately contributions of Arab science to the New ...
by Ph. D Newmark
acequia. Ditch [Sp] acer. Sharp; keen; genus of maple trees [L] acera. Sidewalk [Sp] acer saccharinum. Silver maple [L] acer accharum. Sugar maple [L] acetiam. And also [L] acetum. Vinegar [L] acetum italicum. Italian vinegar ...
Historic books etc on garden design and landscape architecture by Tom Turner
Entrance fee Garden Tour Map: Click for map with garden location See Website: Generalife Text Reference Garden Description: The Court of the Long Pond (Patio de la Acequia) is perhaps the most photographed garden feature in Europe.
by Geological Survey (U.S.)
J Academy Mountain, Ga Acequia, Colo • Ackerman, Miss Ackermanville, Pa Acklcy, ...
by Christopher Gorse, David Johnston, Martin Pritchard
acequia An irrigation canal/ ditch used in Spain and ...
by Carol Kammen, Norma Prendergast
Hispanics established acequia communities and codified 416 South Asians.
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An acequia, or irrigation ditch, in Manassa, Colorado.
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- La acequia de San Isidro
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- Acequia del Toril
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Scrabble value of A1C3E1Q10U1I1A1
The value of this 7-letter word is 18 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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