noun, plural a·ce·quias [uh-sey-kyuhz; Spanish ah-se-kyahs]. /əˈseɪ kyəz; Spanish ɑˈsɛ kyɑs/. Southwestern U.S.
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The dry reservoir and the ruined acequia proved the care that had in former times been bestowed on its irrigation.The Rifle Rangers|Captain Mayne Reid
He said his horse had stumbled into an acequia in the darkness and fallen on him, and now he wanted to get up.Marion's Faith.|Charles King
The Acequia Court is one of the most beautiful of the patios in the buildings comprising the Alhambra.Old Continental Towns|Walter M. Gallichan
It's all out of kindness, isn't it, that he's going to make the rocks fly away out of the acequia to-morrow?Lone Pine|R. B. (Richard Baxter) Townshend
Circling the camp at wide distance, he had crossed the acequia and reached the Gila road.A Wounded Name|Charles King