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Niagara Falls 1

Waterfalls north-northwest of Buffalo, New York, consisting of the American Falls, about 260 m (850 ft) wide, and the Canadian, or Horseshoe, Falls, about 670 m (2,200 ft) wide. They are located in the Niagara River, a waterway flowing about 55 km (35 mi) north from Lake Erie to Lake Ontario along the United States-Canada border.

Niagara Falls 2

1. A city of western New York on the falls of the Niagara River north-northwest of Buffalo. It was settled in the early 1800s after the Americans gained control of Fort Niagara, a strategic garrison at the mouth of the river. The city grew as a tourist destination and is the site of the first commercial hydroelectric plant (1896).
2. A city of southeast Ontario, Canada, on the Niagara River opposite Niagara Falls, New York.

Niagara Falls

n
1. (Placename) (functioning as plural) the falls of the Niagara River, on the border between the US and Canada between Lake Erie and Lake Ontario: divided by Goat Island into the American Falls, 50 m (167 ft) high and approximately 300 m (985 ft) wide, and the Horseshoe or Canadian Falls, 47 m (158 ft) high and by some estimates well over 800 m (2625 ft) wide
2. (Placename) (functioning as singular) a city in W New York State, situated at the falls of the Niagara River. Pop: 78 815 (2001)
3. (Placename) (functioning as singular) a city in S Canada, in SE Ontario on the Niagara River just below the falls: linked to the city of Niagara Falls in the US by three bridges. Pop: 78 815 (2001)

Niag′ara Falls′


n.
1. the falls of the Niagara River: in Canada, the Horseshoe Falls, 158 ft. (48 m) high; 2600 ft. (792 m) wide; in the U.S., American Falls, 167 ft. (51 m) high; 1000 ft. (305 m) wide.
2. a city in W New York, on the falls. 62,640.
3. a city in SE Ontario, on the falls. 72,107.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Niagara Falls - waterfall in Canada is the Horseshoe FallsNiagara Falls - 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 Falls - a city in western New York State at the falls of the Niagara river; tourist attraction and honeymoon resort
Empire State, New York State, NY, New York - a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
Translations

Niagara Falls

[naɪˌægərəˈfɔːlz] npl
Niagara Falls, the Niagara Falls → les chutes fpl du Niagara

Niagara Falls

[naɪˈægrəˈfɔːls] npl the Niagara Fallsle cascate del Niagara
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