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acequia (redirected from Acequia association)
n. Southwestern US
An irrigation canal.
[Spanish, from Arabic as-sāqiya
, irrigation ditch
, feminine active participle of saqā
, to give to drink
; see šqy
in Semitic roots
acequia (əˈseɪkjə; əˈseɪkɪə)
a•ce•qui•a (əˈseɪ ki ə)
n., pl. -qui•as. Southwestern U.S.
an irrigation ditch.
[1835–45, Amer.; < Sp < Arabic al-sāqiyah the irrigation ditch]
References in periodicals archive
Evans of Okfuskee County Veterinary Clinic, Okemah, OK,Paula Garcia (Chair) of New Mexico Acequia Association
, Mora, NM,Dewayne L.
In 2006, the Northern New Mexico Acequia Association
formed Sembrando Semillas (Planting Seeds), a youth program committed to training the future farmers and ranchers who will keep the acequia tradition alive and well.