Aqueduct sentence example

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  • The aqueduct was constructed in quite recent times, rain-water having previously given the only supply.

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  • An ancient aqueduct is built into the eastern side of the wall.

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  • Trajan built an aqueduct which can still be traced.

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  • The water-supply is brought over a fine aqueduct 5 m.

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  • Drinking-water is brought in through an aqueduct.

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  • The city has a good water-supply, derived from springs and brought in through an aqueduct 8 m.

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  • An aqueduct in the cliff once brought water a distance of 9 m.

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  • Trajan, however, built an aqueduct nearly 20 miles long, which was restored by Theodoric in 503.

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  • A little to the south-west of the town are the remains of a large Roman aqueduct, of which upwards of sixty pillars are still standing.

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  • Within the parish, an aqueduct carries the Ellesmere canal across the Dee.

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  • The left branch passes, by a syphon aqueduct, under what is the main canal of the system, taken from the river close at hand (and therefore at a lower level).

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  • A fountain and a curious clock-tower in the Piazza, which terminates the Stradone towards the east, were erected by Onofrio, the architect and engineer whose aqueduct, built about 1440, supplied Ragusa with water from the neighbouring hills.

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  • C. i treats of the finding of good water; c. 2 of rainwater and rivers - rivers in various countries; c. 3 of hot springs, mineral waters, with an account of the chief medicinal springs of the world; c. 4 of selection of water by observation and experiment; c. 5 of instruments for levelling used by aqueduct engineers; c. 6 of construction of aqueducts, pipes of lead, clay, &c., and other matter on the subject of water-supply.

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  • Recognizing this, the corporation of Birmingham, under an act of 1892, acquired the watershed of the Elan and Claerwen, and constructed on the Elan three impounding reservoirs whence the water is conducted through an aqueduct to Birmingham (q.v.).

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  • Among the ancient buildings which are still preserved, an amphitheatre, an aqueduct and a city gate may be mentioned.

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  • They include the foundations of an amphitheatre, of a temple, of an aqueduct, of baths and of a castrum.

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  • Francesco a Ripa, on the right bank of the Tiber, where some traces of the aqueduct were perhaps found in 1720.

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  • In the neighbourhood of the town are remains of the aqueduct which supplied it.

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  • In the plain below are large thermae, and ruins of a splendid aqueduct.

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  • An aqueduct of Greek times is represented by some fragments on the south-western edge.

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  • Open canals are usual in the Kabul valley, and in eastern Afghanistan generally; but over all the western parts of the country much use is made of the karez, which is a subterranean aqueduct uniting the waters of several springs, and conducting their combined volume to the surface at a lower level.

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  • The ruins of the great aqueduct which brought the waters of the Siagnole, an affluent of the Siagne, to the town, can still be traced for a distance of nearly 19 m.

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  • The first two are carried in massive aqueducts over the canal, the third is passed through the canal by a level-crossing, regulated by drop-gates, and the canal is taken over the fourth by an aqueduct.

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  • It was supplied with water by an aqueduct, the reservoir of which is situated at the village of Papaglionti.

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  • It is supplied with water by means of a beautiful aqueduct.

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  • Besides the theatres, three temples, an aqueduct and a nymphaeum are noticeable.

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  • As the river water was insufficient to maintain the local industry an artificial reservoir was constructed at La Gileppe on the Hautes Fagnes, and an imposing aqueduct conveys the water stored on these highlands into Verviers.

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  • Hadrian, who repaired the Via Appia from Beneventum to this point, made it a colony; it has ruins of the city walls, of an aqueduct, baths and an amphitheatre; nearly 400 inscriptions have also been discovered.

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  • The principal buildings which can still be distinguished are a temple, an aqueduct, a large theatre (enclosed by a castle of much more recent workmanship), several baths, a triumphal and other arches, three mosques, and what are known as the church and convent of the monk Boheira.

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  • The remains of a fine aqueduct that once brought water from the Kiakhta Chai, which begins some 6 m.

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  • It now enters the town by an aqueduct of twenty arches of Frankish construction.

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  • A canal connecting the tidal part of the river Neath with the mouth of the Tawb, made in 1789, was in 1824 connected with the Vale of Neath canal by means of an aqueduct across the Neath river, when also a small dock, Port Tennant (so named after its owner) or Salthouse Dock, was made near the east pier, and this continued to be used till 1880.

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  • The city is still supplied with water by an aqueduct, to which belongs the huge bridge called the Ponte delle Torri, crossing the ravine which divides the town from the Monte Luco (2723 ft.).

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  • The work would have included removing the infill above Valley Aqueduct and carrying out repairs to that Aqueduct and the one over Crime Lane.

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  • Near the aqueduct site work is in progress to build a double slipway to permit trailed boats to be launched onto the canal.

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  • The aqueduct is followed by the short (308 yards) Hyde Bank Tunnel after which the scenery becomes more suburban than rural.

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  • The bottom of the aqueduct trough has been lined with concrete.

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  • The water-supply of ancient Tyre came from the powerful springs of Ras-al `Ain (see Aqueduct) on the mainland, one hour south of the city, where there are still remarkable reservoirs, in connexion with which curious survivals of Adonis worship have been observed by travellers.

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  • At the practical level the aqueduct has provided match funding for us to obtain a substantial tranche of European money.

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  • This must be achieved in the Aqueduct venue in the "Bleed American" song.

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  • It contains few remains of antiquity, except of the aqueduct and basin, said to have been made by the architect Eupalinus for the tyrant Theagenes.

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  • There are also traces of an aqueduct.

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  • The Arco di Riccardo, which derives its name from a popular delusion that it was connected with Richard Coeur-de-Lion, is believed by some to be a Roman triumphal arch, but is probably an arch of a Roman aqueduct.

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  • With Therasia (now a sister, not a wife), while leading a life of rigid asceticism, he devoted the whole of his vast wealth to the entertainment of needy pilgrims, to payment of the debts of the insolvent, and to public works of utility or ornament; besides building basilicas at Fondi and Nola, he provided the latter place with a muchneeded aqueduct.

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  • The city is the headquarters of an army corps, and the see of an Orthodox Greek archbishop, of the archbishop of the Roman Catholic Albanians and of a Bulgarian bishop. Its principal buildings are the citadel, the palace of the vali or provincial governor, the Greek and Bulgarian schools, numerous churches and mosques and a Roman aqueduct.

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  • In the vicinity are the remains of a Roman aqueduct, which formerly spanned the valley.

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  • In 1177 he returned by Damascus to Cairo, which he enriched with colleges, a citadel and an aqueduct.

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  • Many inscriptions, coins, &c., have been found here, and traces of the ancient fortifications and of a Roman aqueduct are visible.

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  • Alcaraz, which gives its name to the mountain range already mentioned, is a picturesque old town with the ruins of a Moorish castle, and a fine Roman aqueduct; pop. (1900) 45 01.

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  • The socalled Arco di Riccardo is a half-buried Roman arch with Corinthian pilasters, possibly a triumphal arch, possibly connected with an aqueduct.

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  • The water-supply is brought to the town by an aqueduct from the hills some 8 m.

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  • He set up a public aqueduct in Holborn, and a hospice for the poor at Bath; he distributed every day to the sick the milk of twelve cows, took care of orphans, and encouraged manly sports on Sundays among the youth of London by giving prizes.

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  • No traces of meat-market, theatre or aqueduct have come to light; water was got from wells lined with wooden tubs, and must have been scanty in dry summers.

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  • The Pincian, the Esquiline, and the south-easterly part of the Caelian hills received essentially their present form by the creation of the Via Sistina, Felice, delle Quattro Fontane, di Sta Croce in Gerusalemme, &c.; by the buildings at Sta Maria Maggiore, the Villa Montalto, the reconstruction of the Lateran, and the aqueduct of the Felice, which partially utilized the Alexandrina and cost upwards of 300,000 scudi.

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  • Between the town and Fort Santa Maura extends a remarkably fine Turkish aqueduct partly destroyed along with the town by the earthquake of 1825.

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  • Augustus founded a civil (not a military) colony here in 27 B.C., and he and Tiberius constructed an aqueduct to supply it.

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  • Remains of an aqueduct and other Roman buildings are preserved; the imperial family had a villa here.

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  • North of this plain are the five springs of et-Tabighah, the largest of which was enclosed about a century ago in an octagonal reservoir by `Ali, son of Dhahr el-Amir, and the water led off by an aqueduct 52 ft.

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  • The water supply is maintained by an aqueduct built in1823-1832with 459 arches, from the Pisan mountains.

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  • To the east of the town is the Fontana del Rosello, which supplied the town with water before the construction of the aqueduct, the water being brought up in small barrels by donkeys.

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  • At Corinth he built a theatre, at Delphi a stadium, at Thermopylae hot baths, at Canusium in Italy an aqueduct.

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  • The old aqueduct, which was constructed in the 17th century by Carnignano and Criminelli and taps the Isclero at Sant' Agata dei Goti, is still available to a certain extent, but its water was never very wholesome, and as it was not laid on to houses but only supplied fountains and house cisterns which have since been filled up, no account need be taken of it.

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  • Having espoused the Gothic cause in the year 536, it was taken, after a protracted siege, by Belisarius, who turned aside an aqueduct, marched by surprise into the city through its channel, and put many of the inhabitants to the sword.

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  • Numerous Roman remains have been found in the neighbourhood, of which the chief is the large aqueduct on two tiers of arches which still serves to supply the town and dilapidated citadel with water from Mount Pangeus.

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  • Not far from Baden, the valley is crossed by the magnificent aqueduct of the Vienna waterworks.

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  • The aqueduct is the successor of an older one associated with the names of Zobaida, wife of Harun al-Rashid, and other benefactors.

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  • But the old aqueduct was frequently out of repair, and seems to have played but a secondary part in the medieval water supply.

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  • Even the new aqueduct gave no adequate supply in Burckhardt's time.

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  • The conveyance of water is dealt with in the article Aqueduct.

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  • It is checked even by fine copper wire-gauze strainers, and where the water passes through sand-filter beds in the course of an aqueduct, the growth, though very great between the reservoir and the filter beds, is almost absent between the filter beds and the town.

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  • A Roman colony was established there in 263 B.C. It became the headquarters of the Italian revolt after the loss of Corfinium, and was only recovered by Sulla at the end of the war, in 80 B.C. Remains of its fortifica tions are still preserved - massive cyclopean walls, which serve as foundation to the walls of the modern town and of a Roman bridge, and the subterranean channel of an aqueduct, cut in the rock, and dating from Roman times.

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  • Wide boulevards traverse the west of the town, which is also rendered attractive by numerous fountains fed by a fine aqueduct hewn in the rock.

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  • The aqueduct of Justinian, the Crooked aqueduct, in the open country, and the aqueduct of Valens that spans the valley between the 4th and 3rd hills of the city, still carry on their beneficent work, and afford evidence of the attention given to the water-supply of the capital during the Byzantine period.

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  • Andreossy, Constantinople et le Bosphore; Tchikatchev, Le Bosphore et Constantinople (2nd ed., Paris, 1865); Forchheimer and Strzygowski, Die byzantinischen Wasserbehalter; also article Aqueduct.

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  • Many of the The name comes from the aqueduct (forma) erected by Augustus for the supply of Capua, remains of which still exist.

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  • The great aqueduct, which brought water to the several large reservoirs of the city, was 14 m.

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  • In Newton Upper Falls, Echo Bridge (of the Boston Aqueduct) crosses the Charles near the falls in Hemlock Gorge Reservation of the Metropolitan Park system.

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  • A Roman road and aqueduct and other Roman and Gallic remains have been discovered.

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  • A little water is obtained from wells, and some from an aqueduct 7 m.

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  • In the middle of the ' U ', the canal crosses an aqueduct over the river.

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  • The soldiers built an aqueduct to carry water from the fresh spring to the fort nearby.

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  • Roman stones have also been found in other parts of the town including an aqueduct.

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  • In this document we will refer to an enlarged vestibular aqueduct.

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  • The longest navigable aqueduct in Britain is the Pontcysyllte in Clwyd, Wales, opened 1805.

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  • The original five arched aqueduct has been replaced by three large rusty pipes which maintain the water supply to the rest of the canal.

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  • Turkey's finest roman aqueduct lies to the north of the city.

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  • A magnificent stone aqueduct carries the canal across the River Usk just outside town.

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  • The canal over canal aqueduct is clearly visible from the train.

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  • Approaching the lift Narrowboat crossing the aqueduct and heading for the left hand caisson.

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  • Beside erecting fencing near the new aqueduct, the group tackled a variety of jobs during the past month.

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  • Their transverse dorsal connexion is the posterior commissure; otherwise the whole roof portion of the midbrain is reduced to a thin membrane, continuous with that which covers the Sylvian aqueduct, and this ventricle sends a lateral cavity into each optic lobe, as is the case in reptiles.

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  • But he proceeded to expend the temple treasure upon an aqueduct for Jerusalem; and some of the Jews regarded the devotion of sacred money to the service of man as a desecration.

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  • Connected with the reservoir is an aqueduct, of which 2 m.

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  • Wicking); Justinian in 527 furnished it with an aqueduct, and built the wall of which the ruins still remain (Procopius, De aedif, ii.

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  • A great change, however, took place in the course of the 19th century, and the old divisions are only partially applicable, while there has to be added the Tirazia, animportant suburban extension along the line of the aqueduct or Tirazi.

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  • In his work De aquaeductibus urbis Romae commentarius, he considers the methods which were at that time employed for ascertaining the quantity of water discharged from ajutages, and the mode of distributing the waters of an aqueduct or a fountain.

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  • Beside the political and commercial pre-eminence which he conferred upon Samos, Polycrates adorned the city with public works on a large scale - an aqueduct, a mole and a temple of Hera (see SAMOS; AQUEDUCTS).

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  • Since 1859 it has formed the chief source of the water-supply of Glasgow, the aqueduct leaving the lake about z 2 m.

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  • The cutting of this canal led to the construction of an aqueduct for drinking water, which, besides supplying the city, furnishes an ice factory with enough water to make 200 quintals of ice per day.

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  • It is a fairly prosperous city, supplied with admirable water by an underground aqueduct from the Hindieh canal, a few miles to the north, which also serves to water the gardens in the deep dry bed of the former lake.

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  • Many remains from the Roman period have been excavated, such as traces of an amphitheatre, a triumphal arch, the old fortifications, an aqueduct, &c. The remains are preserved partly in the museum at Budapest, and partly in the municipal museum.

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  • The reservoir is supplied by a conduit of 6th-century tiles connected with an early stone aqueduct, the course of which is traceable beneath the Dionysiac theatre and the royal garden in the direction of the Upper Ilissus.

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  • The same architect designed the superb aqueduct by which the city is supplied with water from Monte Francoa, some nine miles off.

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  • He asks the emperor to sanction the repair of the ancient baths at Prusa, the building of an aqueduct at Nicomedia and a theatre at Nicaea, and the covering in of a stream that has become a public nuisance at Amastris.

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  • To-day these have all vanished, with the exception of one aqueduct which still conveys the water of the Tigris to the shrine of Abd al-Qadir (ul-Kadir).

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  • The ancient aqueduct, bringing water some 35 m.

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  • The ruins consist of an amphitheatre (now almost entirely demolished, but better preserved in the 18th century), a theatre, and a very fine aqueduct in opus reticulatum, the quoins of which are of various colours arranged in patterns to produce a decorative effect.

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  • The city, which then got its water supply from the Los Angeles river bed, in 1907 authorized the issue of $23,000,000 worth of 4% bonds for the construction of an aqueduct 209 m.

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  • The Spaniards during their occupancy of Tunis strengthened the kasbah and built an aqueduct to supply it with water.

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  • Of their occupation numerous traces still exist, - the most remarkable being the aqueduct at Pollensa.

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  • From Toulouse to Agen the main canal follows the right bank of the Garonne, crossing the Tarn on an aqueduct at Moissac, while another magnificent aqueduct of twenty-three arches carries it at Agen from the right to the left bank of the river.

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  • He restored the aqueduct built by Valens and destroyed by the barbarians.

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  • The main drawback to the situation of the city lay in the insufficiency of its water-supply, which was supplemented by an aqueduct constructed in the time of the Peisistratids and by later water-courses dating from the Roman period.

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  • Pipes conveying the water of an aqueduct across a valley and following the contour of the sides are sometimes called siphons, though they do not depend on the principle of the above instrument.

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  • This great complex was apparently supplied with water from Hadrian's aqueduct from Lake Stymphalus.

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  • In 1614 the Vignacourt aqueduct was constructed.

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  • South-east of the city, along the valley of the Wadi Melain, are hundreds of large stone arches, magnificent remains of the Roman aqueduct from Zaghwan to Carthage.

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  • In 1868-1872 another aqueduct, still longer, was superimposed above that of the i 7th century, forming part of the system conveying water from the river Vanne to Paris.

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  • Paul began the famous Villa Borghese; enlarged the Quirinal and Vatican; completed the nave, facade and portico of St Peter's; erected the Borghese Chapel in Sta Maria Maggiore; and restored the aqueduct of Augustus and Trajan ("Acqua Paolina").

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  • He remarked that the flow of water from an orifice depends not only on the magnitude of the orifice itself, but also on the height of the water in the reservoir; and that a pipe employed to carry off a portion of water from an aqueduct should, as circumstances required, have a position more or less inclined to the original direction of the current.

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  • The water is brought by an aqueduct direct from the Alps, viz.

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  • Work on the aqueduct was begun in 1908, and it was to be completed in five years.

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  • The spring is now diverted direct into the, aqueduct and is not visible at the surface.

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  • It takes its name from a Roman aqueduct, the Arcus Juliani (Arculi), some traces of which still remain.

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  • Remains of a Roman theatre, of an amphitheatre, of an aqueduct which entered the town by the Porte Taillee, gate cut in the rock below the citadel, and an arch of a former Roman bridge, forming part of the modern bridge, are also be seen.

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  • Puteoli was supplied with water by two aqueducts, both subter ranean, one of which, bringing water from springs in the immediate neighbourhood, is still in use, while the other is a branch of the Serino aqueduct, which was probably taken to Misenum by Agrippa.

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  • The city is supplied with fresh water by means of an aqueduct carried by arches over an extensive valley.

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  • An aqueduct pa?;ses over it.

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  • The Romans, recognizing its strategical importance, fortified it, and supplied it with water by an imposing aqueduct, the remains of which still exist.

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  • There is an aqueduct of the 14th century to the west of the town.

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