Yosemite Falls

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Yosemite Falls

(jəʊˈsɛmɪtɪ)
pl n
(Placename) a series of waterfalls in central California, in the Yosemite National Park, with a total drop of 770 m (2525 ft): includes the Upper Yosemite Falls, 436 m (1430 ft) high, and the Lower Yosemite Falls, 98 m (320 ft) high
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Yo•sem′i•te Falls′

(yoʊˈsɛm ɪ ti)
n.pl.
a series of falls in Yosemite National Park: upper falls, 1430 ft. (436 m) high; middle, 626 ft. (190 m) high; lower, 320 ft. (98 m) high. Total height (including rapids), 2526 ft. (770 m).
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Noun1.Yosemite Falls - a series of waterfalls in Yosemite National Park in CaliforniaYosemite Falls - a series of waterfalls in Yosemite National Park in California; is reduced to a trickle for part of each year
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The Valley Loop Trail, a 13-mile footpath with views of Upper Yosemite Fall and Bridalveil Fall, rings the western part of Yosemite Valley--and almost no one hikes it.
Fine specimens may be found any night at the foot of the Upper Yosemite Fall, glowing gloriously amid the gloomy shadows and thundering waters, whenever there is plenty of moonlight and spray.
Upper Yosemite Fall alone is a whopping 1,430 feet of plunging water.