[syn: fountainhead, headspring, head]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
fountainhead \fountainhead\ n.
1. an abundant source.
Syn: well, wellspring.
2. the source of water from which a stream arises.
Syn: headspring, head.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: an abundant source; "she was a well of information" [syn:
well, wellspring, fountainhead]
2: the source of water from which a stream arises; "they tracked
him back toward the head of the stream" [syn: fountainhead,
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
24 Moby Thesaurus words for "fountainhead":
font, fount, fountain, head, headspring, headstream, headwater,
headwaters, inception, mainspring, mine, origin, provenance,
provenience, quarry, riverhead, root, source, spring, springhead,
well, wellhead, wellspring, whence
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):
Fountainhead-Orchard Hills, MD -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Maryland
Population (2000): 3844
Housing Units (2000): 1621
Land area (2000): 3.816091 sq. miles (9.883629 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 3.816091 sq. miles (9.883629 sq. km)
FIPS code: 29712
Located within: Maryland (MD), FIPS 24
Location: 39.682933 N, 77.716526 W
ZIP Codes (1990):
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Fountainhead-Orchard Hills, MD