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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (agriculture)
a. irrigation ditch
La acequia estaba cargada de agua de lluvia que se repartía por los cultivos.The irrigation ditch was filled with rainwater which was distributed among the crops.
b. irrigation channel
Los árabes construyeron muchas acequias que aún hoy se usan para regar.The Arabs built many irrigation channels which are still used today for irrigation purposes.
2. (body of water) (Andes)
a. stream
Me resulta relajante escuchar cómo fluye el agua de la acequia en el bosque.I find it very relaxing to listen to the water in the stream flowing in the forest.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. irrigation channel o ditch
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1 (Agr) irrigation ditch; irrigation channel
2 (Latinoamérica) (riachuelo) stream; (alcantarilla) sewer
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