Victoria Falls


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Victoria Falls

A waterfall, 108 m (354 ft) high, of south-central Africa in the Zambezi River between southwest Zambia and northwest Zimbabwe. British explorer David Livingstone named the falls for Queen Victoria when he sighted them in 1855.

Victoria Falls

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(Placename) a major waterfall on the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia, on the Zambezi River. Height: about 108 m (355 ft). Width: about 1400 m (4500 ft). Local name: Mosi-oa-Tunya

Victo′ria Falls′


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falls of the Zambezi River in S Africa, between Zambia and Zimbabwe, near Livingstone. 350 ft. (107 m) high; more than 1 mi. (1.6 km) wide.
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Noun1.Victoria Falls - a waterfall in the Zambezi River on the border between Zimbabwe and ZambiaVictoria Falls - a waterfall in the Zambezi River on the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia; diminishes seasonally
Northern Rhodesia, Republic of Zambia, Zambia - a republic in central Africa; formerly controlled by Great Britain and called Northern Rhodesia until it gained independence within the commonwealth in 1964
Republic of Zimbabwe, Rhodesia, Southern Rhodesia, Zimbabwe - a landlocked republic in south central Africa formerly called Rhodesia; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1980
Zambezi, Zambezi River - an African river; flows into the Indian Ocean
2.Victoria Falls - a large waterfall on the border between Argentina and BrazilVictoria Falls - a large waterfall on the border between Argentina and Brazil
Argentina, Argentine Republic - a republic in southern South America; second largest country in South America
Brasil, Brazil, Federative Republic of Brazil - the largest Latin American country and the largest Portuguese speaking country in the world; located in the central and northeastern part of South America; world's leading coffee exporter
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Victoria Falls

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Victoria Falls

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