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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An artificial reservoir for storing liquids; A tank that holds the water used to flush a toilet; A sac or cavity containing fluid especially lymph or cerebrospinal fluid.

Usage examples (36)
  • Cleaving to the cistern is leaving the fountain, and is resented accordingly.
  • Each year there seems to be less and less water sent into my cistern from the city.
  • In the middle of the cistern is a set of spiral stairs.
  • The anteroom of the cistern was a world of watery chaos. for more
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