from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See aqua.


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  • Those popes who have provided the modern city so plentifully with excellent water, are much to be commended for the care and expence, they have bestowed in restoring the streams called acqua Virgine, acqua Felice, and acqua Paolina, which afford such abundance of water as would plentifully supply a much larger city than modern Rome.

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  • Now this particular fountain (I think it is called acqua santa), while nowise remarkable as regards natural beauty, is renowned for curing every disease.


  • I can still smell the stench of ether and see the rubbery, muddy-colored face mask coming toward me as I lay pinned on my back in a cold, bright room at St. Francis hospital, now an acqua condo complex in Miami Beach.

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  • Amy, acqua – I actually love that you are having this debate so civilly.

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  • There are also more complicated options, such as the fish of the day in "acqua pazze" ($20) it translates to "crazy water" and wild boar sausage with broccoli rabe ($11).

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  • Danica, how lovely, I would love to have a flat decorated this way, acqua blues and variations thereof in the bedrooms, chocolate tones and warm orange in the living room and reds and fuchsias in the kitchen and dining and entrance areas.

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  • Buying a bottle of water near the Pantheon one crisp December day, I used some of my few Italian words to request "acqua naturelle."

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  • This cupcake is a chocolate mud mini cupcake with acqua blue icing and hand made flower.

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  • This cupcake is a chocolate mud mini cupcake with acqua blue icing and hand made flower.

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  • What will they do now and what will Cris Matthews do for his acqua-velva fix?

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