Definition of Takakkaw

1. Noun. A waterfall in southeastern British Columbia; the highest waterfall in Canada (1250 feet high).

Group relationships: British Columbia
Generic synonyms: Falls, Waterfall



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Takakkaw

Taizhou
Taj Mahal
Tajik
Tajik Persian
Tajik SSR
Tajiki
Tajiki-Persian
Tajiki Arabic
Tajikistan
Tajikistani
Tajikistani monetary unit
Tajiks
Taka-diastase
Takahara's disease
Takahashi
Takakkaw (current term)
Takamagahara
Takamatsu
Takanawa
Takayama's stain
Takayasu's arteritis
Takayasu's disease
Takayasu's syndrome
Takelma
Takilman
Tal
Talbot
Talcott Parsons
Taleban
Taliacotian

Literary usage of Takakkaw

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1. Appalachia by Appalachian Mountain Club (1908)
"Amid the grand and beautiful scenery of the valley its unique distinction is the Takakkaw Fall, more than a thousand feet high, a magnificent cataract when ..."

2. The Canadian Rockies Adventure Guide by Brenda Koller (2006)
"Takakkaw Falls The highlight for many visitors to Yoho is at the end of the ... Takakkaw is a Cree word for magnificent, the name given the falls by CPR ..."

3. British Columbia Adventure Guide by Lynn Readicker-Henderson (2004)
"Camping On the road to Takakkaw Falls is Kicking Horse Campground, ... If you have a tent, though, keep going back to Takakkaw Falls Campground, ..."

4. Adventure Guide to the Alaska Highway by Ed Readicker-Henderson (2006)
"Cathedral Mountain Lodge & Chalets is out toward Takakkaw Falls. ... On the road to Takakkaw Falls is Kicking Horse Campground, the park's biggest. ..."

5. Annual Report of the American Scenic and Historic Preservation Society to (1912)
"This name, like that of Takakkaw Falls — Takakkaw meaning " It is beautiful"— and the ... One of the notable features of this park is the Takakkaw Falls ..."

6. Western Canada by Jack Altman (2000)
"Takakkaw Falls At the far end of the Yoho Valley road, the plunging ... Takakkaw is at its best in the heat of high summer when the glacier ice is melting ..."

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