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Princeton's WordNet

  1. artesian(adj)

    (of water) rising to the surface under internal hydrostatic pressure

    "an artesian well"; "artesian pressure"


  1. artesian(Adjective)

    rising to the surface under its own hydrostatic pressure.

    Etymology: From puits artésien, from the former province of Artois where the technique of artesian wells was elaborated by the monks in the 12th century.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Artesian(adj)

    of or pertaining to Artois (anciently called Artesium), in France

    Etymology: [F. artsien, fr. Artois in France, where many such wells have been made since the middle of the last century.]


  1. Artesian

    Artesian is a town in Sanborn County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 138 at the 2010 census.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Artesian

    är-tē′zhan, adj. applied to wells made by boring until water is reached. [From Artois (L. Artesium), in the north of France, where the oldest known well of this kind in Europe was sunk in 1126.]

Anagrams for artesian »

  1. antisera

  2. Erastian

  3. santería, santeria

  4. Santeria

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  1. Alex
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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of artesian in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of artesian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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