Meaning of “cistern” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “cistern” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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cisternnoun [ C ]

us /ˈsɪs·tərn/

a large container for storing water, esp. one kept on the roof of a large building to catch rain

(Definition of “cistern” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)