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Definition of qanat

What is the definition of "qanat"?
  • qanatnoun
  • 1. An underground conduit, between vertical shafts, that leads water from the interior of a hill to villages in the valley


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  • "The whole area was a kind of qanat system where man had helped nature in opening up the whole area to catastrophic collapse."

    "Water management for irrigation purposes, here in an above-ground channel or jui, but also in underground karez and qanat systems, is labor-intensive and predicated on cooperation."

    "The poor had to just take a siesta in the heat or the public access atechamber to the local qanat."

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