noun, plural a·ce·quias [uh-sey-kyuhz; Spanish ah-se-kyahs]. /əˈseɪ kyəz; Spanish ɑˈsɛ kyɑs/. Southwestern U.S.
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I shall walk up the acequia to the rock I am going to blast.
Circling the camp at wide distance, he had crossed the acequia and reached the Gila road.A Wounded Name|Charles King
He had laughed at the orisons offered up by the Santiago people before blasting the acequia; he did not laugh at hers.
Then came the sidewalk, and the acequia (ditch), then a row of young cottonwood trees, then the parade ground.Vanished Arizona|Martha Summerhayes
The Acequia Court is one of the most beautiful of the patios in the buildings comprising the Alhambra.Old Continental Towns|Walter M. Gallichan