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commonness

Synonyms:

acceptance, averageness, bawdiness, bawdry, chasteness, circulation, cliche, commonality, commonalty, commonplace.
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aqueduct
Definition:
A canal or passage; as, the aqueduct of Sylvius, a channel connecting the third and fourth ventricles of the brain.

Synonyms:

noun
artifact
aqueduct.
canal
channel, conduit, course, duct, pipeline, waterworks, water passage.
conduit
canal, channel, conduit, course, culvert, ditch, duct, gutter, passage, pipe, sewer, sluice, trench, way.
passage
conduit.
waterway
canal, watercourse.
Examples of usage:
  1. The Roman aqueduct had long since been cut off, and now the wells were giving out. – The Missourian by Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
  2. They passed under the aqueduct and entered the open plain. – The Missourian by Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
  3. He would remain whole hours gazing at the aqueduct, and so persistently that he doubtless wished to mislead the Carthaginians as to his real designs. – Salammbo by Gustave Flaubert
  4. In beautiful Lisbon; rising from the Tagus with her stately towers, her gardens, her churches, her deep blue sky, and her noble aqueduct, leading life's beverage to her exquisite fountains, these animals abound; their presence being easily accounted for by their owners bringing and abandoning them there at the time of the vintage. – Anecdotes of the Habits and Instinct of Animals by R. Lee
  5. At the former place they had set on fire a number of factories, and out of mere desire to cause as much damage to property as possible, they had blown up both the bridge that carried the road over the Ship Canal, and also destroyed the magnificent swinging aqueduct which carried the Bridgewater Canal over the other. – The Great War in England in 1897 by William Le Queux

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