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swimming pool

a tank or large artificial basin, as of concrete, for filling with water for swimming.
Origin of swimming pool
First recorded in 1895-1900 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Are you the same young plutocrat who used to own a swimming pool?

    The Forbidden Trail Honor Willsie
  • Don't you remember the little roly-poly who used to play in the swimming pool?

    The Forbidden Trail Honor Willsie
  • If we use the swimming pool we'll need a place to keep our clothes.

    Left End Edwards Ralph Henry Barbour
  • Nancy chanced upon one that led to the gymnasium and swimming pool.

    A Little Miss Nobody

    Amy Bell Marlowe
  • There was a swimming pool, also, and over this the girls went into raptures.

British Dictionary definitions for swimming pool

swimming pool

an artificial pool for swimming
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