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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Aquarium \A*qua"ri*um\, n.; pl. E. {Aquariums}, L. {Aquaria}.
     [L. See {Aquarius}, {Ewer}.]
     An artificial pond, or a globe or tank (usually with glass
     sides), in which living specimens of aquatic animals or
     plants are kept.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 2.0 [wn]:

       n : a tank or pool or bowl filled with water for keeping live
           fish and underwater animals [syn: {fish tank}, {marine
       [also: {aquaria} (pl)]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thes]:

  22 Moby Thesaurus words for "aquarium":
     Festschrift, ana, anthology, body, chrestomathy, collectanea,
     collection, compilation, corpus, data, fishpond, florilegium, fund,
     holdings, library, menagerie, museum, raw data, terrarium,
     treasure, vivarium, zoo

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