Examples of fountain in a Sentence
The crowd gathered around the fountain in the plaza.
an endless fountain of inspiration
Recent Examples of fountain from the Web
In my own town, there used to be a small classical fountain dedicated by the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union.
Jesus Borrull, a lifelong resident, gently pushed through the crowd to kneel and pray in front of the fountain.
Requests for parking lots and drinking fountains became common, Sievers said.
A bicyclists heads through downtown past the Salmon Street Springs fountain in Portland, Ore., Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017.
In Rome famed, monumental fountains beloved by tourists risk being turned off.
FILE - In this June 21, 2017 file photo, a man cools off at a water fountain in Liberty Park in Salt Lake City.
Second of all, ya lying!) What woman wants to arrive to work looking like she’s been swimming in a toxic fountain?
On June 25, Tiffany posted a little Instagram Boomerang video of herself in Berlin, Germany, standing in front of a fountain and what looks to be the famous Colosseum of Berlin.
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Origin and Etymology of fountain
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymscradle, font, source, fountainhead, origin, root, seedbed, spring, well, wellspring
Related Wordsbeginning, commencement, dawn, day one, genesis, get-go (also git-go), inception, incipience, incipiency, kickoff, launch, morning, nascence, nascency, onset, outset, start, threshold; baseline, first base, ground zero, square one
First Known Use of fountain
FOUNTAIN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of fountain for English Language Learners
: a device or structure that sends a stream of water into the air in a garden, park, etc.; also : the water that rises from a fountain
: something that rises into the air like a fountain of water
: the source of something
FOUNTAIN Defined for Kids
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