the falls of the Niagara River: in Canada, the Horseshoe Falls, 158 feet (48 meters) high; 2600 feet (792 meters) wide; in the U.S., American Falls, 167 feet (51 meters) high; 1000 feet (305 meters) wide.
a city in W New York, on the U.S. side of the falls.
a city in SE Ontario, on the Canadian side of the falls.
(functioning as pl) 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
(functioning as sing) a city in W New York State, situated at the falls of the Niagara River. Pop: 78 815 (2001)
(functioning as sing) 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)
Niagara Falls [(neye-ag-ruh, neye-ag-uh-ruh)]
Waterfall in western New York state and southern Ontario, Canada.
Note: Great tourist attraction known as a honeymooners’ resort.
noun 1. a light bluish green.
[nahy-ag-ruh-on-th uh-leyk, -awn-, -ag-er-uh] /naɪˈæg rə ɒn ðəˈleɪk, -ɔn-, -ˈæg ər ə/ noun 1. a town in SE Ontario, in S Canada, on Lake Ontario, at the mouth of the Niagara River, on the border between Canada and New York.
[nee-uh] /ˈni ə/ noun 1. a limestone cave in Sarawak, Borneo, the site of the discovery of one of the earliest anatomically modern Homo sapiens skulls, dated c38,000 b.c.
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