Hoover-dam



noun
1.
official name of .
noun
1.
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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