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Fountains Around the World (25 photos)
by Andre Bonavita Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C:  W: 116 N: 2463] (12201)

A fountain (from the Latin "fons", a source or spring) is a piece of architecture which pours water into a basin or jets it into the air to supply drinking water and/or for a decorative effect. Fountains were originally purely functional, connected to springs or aqueducts and used to provide. Fountains are used today to decorate city parks and squares; to honor individuals or events; for recreation and for entertainment.

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