Niagara



[nahy-ag-ruh, -ag-er-uh] /naɪˈæg rə, -ˈæg ər ə/

noun
1.
a river on the boundary between W New York and Ontario, Canada, flowing from Lake Erie into Lake Ontario. 34 miles (55 km) long.
2.
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3.
Fort, a fort in W New York, at the mouth of the Niagara River.
4.
(lowercase) anything taken as resembling Niagara Falls in force and relentlessness; avalanche:
a niagara of criticism.
5.
Horticulture.

/naɪˈæɡrə; -ˈæɡərə/
noun
1.
a river in NE North America, on the border between W New York State and Ontario, Canada, flowing from Lake Erie to Lake Ontario. Length: 45 km (28 miles)
2.
a torrent

waterfall from Lake Erie to Lake Ontario, from a town name, perhaps from an Iroquoian language and meaning “a neck” (between two bodies of water); general sense of “a cataract, torrent” is attested from 1841; meaning ” ‘shower’ of ringlets (true or false) in women’s hair” is from 1864, also known as cataract curls.

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