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Ni·ag·a·ra

 (nī-ăg′rə, -ər-ə)
n.
A torrent or flood: "engulfed by the Niagara of Americanisms that flowed over them" (Wall Street Journal).

[After Niagara (Falls)1.]

Niagara

(naɪˈæɡrə; -ˈæɡərə)
n
1. (Placename) a river in NE North America, on the border between W New York State and Ontario, Canada, flowing from Lake Erie to Lake Ontario. Length: 45 km (28 miles)
2. a torrent

Ni•ag•a•ra

(naɪˈæg rə, -ˈæg ər ə)

n.
1. a river on the boundary between W New York and Ontario, Canada, flowing from Lake Erie into Lake Ontario. 34 mi. (55 km) long.
3. (l.c.) anything seen as resembling Niagara Falls in force and relentlessness; deluge: a niagara of criticism.
4. a variety of white grape, grown for table use.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Niagara - waterfall in Canada is the Horseshoe FallsNiagara - waterfall in Canada is the Horseshoe Falls; in the United States it is the American Falls
Ontario - a prosperous and industrialized province in central Canada
Empire State, New York State, NY, New York - a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
American Falls - a part of Niagara Falls in western New York (north of Buffalo)
Canadian Falls, Horseshoe Falls - a part of Niagara Falls in Ontario
Niagara River, Niagara - a river flowing from Lake Erie into Lake Ontario; forms boundary between Ontario and New York
2.Niagara - a river flowing from Lake Erie into Lake OntarioNiagara - a river flowing from Lake Erie into Lake Ontario; forms boundary between Ontario and New York
Canada - a nation in northern North America; the French were the first Europeans to settle in mainland Canada; "the border between the United States and Canada is the longest unguarded border in the world"
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
Niagara, Niagara Falls - waterfall in Canada is the Horseshoe Falls; in the United States it is the American Falls

Niagara

noun
An abundant, usually overwhelming flow or fall, as of a river or rain:
Chiefly British: spate.
Translations

Niagara

[naɪˈægrə]
A. NNiágara m
B. CPD Niagara Falls NPLCataratas fpl del Niágara

Niagara

nNiagara m; Niagara Fallsdie Niagarafälle pl
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High Force in County Durham, the country's highest falls, looked more like a mini Niagra after the Tees swelled because of heavy downpours in the region.
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195 Church Street in New Haven is a 263,938 s/f office building where First Niagra occupies 34,600 s/f.
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