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A pond containing or stocked with fish.



a small pond containing fish.
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Noun1.fishpond - a freshwater pond with fish
pond, pool - a small lake; "the pond was too small for sailing"


[ˈfɪʃpɒnd] Nestanque m (de peces)


[ˈfɪʃˌpɒnd] n (in garden) → vasca per i pesci
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Let us say here that a prince's apartment was then composed of never less than eleven large rooms, from the chamber of state to the oratory, not to mention the galleries, baths, vapor-baths, and other "superfluous places," with which each apartment was provided; not to mention the private gardens for each of the king's guests; not to mention the kitchens, the cellars, the domestic offices, the general refectories of the house, the poultry-yards, where there were twenty-two general laboratories, from the bakehouses to the wine-cellars; games of a thousand sorts, malls, tennis, and riding at the ring; aviaries, fishponds, menageries, stables, barns, libraries, arsenals and foundries.
They told me there were fountains and fishponds in the garden, all paved on the bottom and sides with the same; and fine statues set up in rows on the walks, entirely formed of the porcelain earth, burnt whole.
Said Lina: 'Be a fishpond, and I will be the duck upon it.
A large circular fishpond with stone sides, and an allegorical leaden monster in the middle, occupies the centre of the square.
A project to provide food for migrating pelicans will preserve commerciial fishponds, prevent shooting of the birds, and offer a unique attraction.
Musnilya Babatunji said the loss of vision made her 15-year-old daughter Jibuise stagger into a busy road following the incident outside Whitefield Fishponds Community School.
The center is comprehensive, with laboratories, classrooms and even fishponds with hatcheries, he said.
Elsewhere, the creation of shrimp farms and fishponds has played a major role in the destruction of mangroves.
An Avon and Somerset Police spokeswoman said yesterday, 'We have now arrested a 41-year-old man from the Fishponds area on suspicion of creating a public nuisance.
Edward Glenn spends his time on the Hawaiian island of Molokai working with the local community on sustainable aquaculture projects for the ancient fishponds that dot the island's south coast.
Benches and four fishponds with carps (heated in winter) will help to create serenity, and an overhead pergola trellis will soften the central area, facing east.
Mum-of-six Michaela, 32, of Fishponds, Bristol, said: "When they called out my number I burst into tears and danced in delight.