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Irrigation (in agriculture) is the replacement or supplementation of rainfall with water from another source in order to grow crops.

The water source for irrigation may be a nearby or distant body of liquid or frozen water.

Note:   The above text is excerpted from the Wikipedia article "Irrigation", which has been released under the GNU Free Documentation License.
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