Definition of Horseshoe falls
1. Noun. A part of Niagara Falls in Ontario.
Group relationships: Ontario, Niagara, Niagara Falls
Generic synonyms: Falls, Waterfall
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Literary usage of Horseshoe falls
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Annual Report (1903)
"Inclined Pathway at horseshoe falls. The old wooden stairway leading from the bluff overlooking horseshoe falls to Terrapin Bridge has been removed, ..."
2. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"This is occurring in front of the horseshoe falls, but not at the American Falls, where the volume of water is comparatively small. ..."
3. Anthology and Bibliography of Niagara Fallsby Charles Mason Dow by Charles Mason Dow (1921)
"The boat " Maid of the Mist" may be seen near the horseshoe falls View of the East Side of the horseshoe falls 930 Airplane View of Niagara Falls 960 Taken ..."
4. A Textbook of Geology by Amadeus William Grabau (1920)
"It is readily seen that because of the greater amount of water which flows over the horseshoe falls, these retreat more rapidly than do the American Falls. ..."
5. Addresses, Discussions, Etc. by Rome Greene Brown (1917)
"The dropping of those blocks into the deepest part of the center of the Horseshoe Falls will diffuse the water to both sides toward the edge of the Falls ..."
6. The Arena by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1908)
"800 feet on the eastern side of the Canadian horseshoe falls. It should be noted here that the Canadian (Niagara) Falls of Ontario have already been ..."
7. The Areas of the United States, the States, and the Territories by Henry Gannett (1906)
"Along the American Falls and at the ends of the horseshoe falls, ... For the upper portion of the horseshoe falls a 30-inch searchlight of very high ..."