Hoover Dam


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Hoover Dam

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(Placename) a dam in the western US, on the Colorado River on the border between Nevada and Arizona; forms Lake Mead. Height: 222 m (727 ft). Length: 354 m (1180 ft). Former name (1933–47): Boulder Dam

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n.
a dam on the Colorado River, on the boundary between SE Nevada and NW Arizona. 726 ft. (221 m) high; 1244 ft. (379 m) long. Official name, Hoover Dam.
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Noun1.Hoover Dam - a large dam built in 1933 on the Colorado River in NevadaHoover Dam - a large dam built in 1933 on the Colorado River in Nevada
Battle Born State, Nevada, NV, Sagebrush State, Silver State - a state in the southwestern United States
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In 1935, the construction of the Hoover Dam was completed.
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The Oroville Dam is (https://www.britannica.com/topic/Oroville-Dam) America's tallest , beating the Hoover Dam by 44 feet, with a height of 770 feet and a crest length of 6,920 feet.