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Aquarian

[uh-kwair-ee-uh n]
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adjective
  1. Also Aquarius. of or relating to Aquarius, or to the Age of Aquarius.
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noun
  1. Astrology. a person born under Aquarius, the eleventh sign of the zodiac; an Aquarius.
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Origin of Aquarian

First recorded in 1965–70; Aquari(us) + -an
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  • This Aquarian Society, he knew, was one of a hundred, a thousand others.

    The Promise of Air

    Algernon Blackwood

  • In this new Aquarian Age it will be at our fingers' ends, so to speak.

    The Promise of Air

    Algernon Blackwood

  • It was odd how the comic Aquarian lecture cropped up in his memory like this once more.

    The Promise of Air

    Algernon Blackwood

  • Instinct the Primers called it, but Wimble, recalling the Aquarian lecture, caught at another phrase—subconscious unity.

    The Promise of Air

    Algernon Blackwood

  • Bell glasses for aquaria are to be obtained of any of the dealers in aquarian stock, and at most horticultural glass warehouses.


Word Origin and History for aquarian

Aquarian

adj.

1940, in the astrological/New Age sense; see Aquarius + -ian.

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