Definition of Niagara falls

1. Noun. Waterfall in Canada is the Horseshoe Falls; in the United States it is the American Falls.

Exact synonyms: Niagara
Group relationships: Ontario, Empire State, New York, New York State, Ny, Niagara, Niagara River
Terms within: American Falls, Canadian Falls, Horseshoe Falls
Generic synonyms: Falls, Waterfall



2. Noun. A city in western New York State at the falls of the Niagara river; tourist attraction and honeymoon resort.
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: Empire State, New York, New York State, Ny

Definition of Niagara falls

1. Proper noun. Massive waterfalls located on the Niagara River. ¹

2. Proper noun. A city in New York State near the Falls. ¹

3. Proper noun. A city in Ontario near the Falls. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Niagara falls

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1890)
"The great height of niagara falls and the churning up of its waters at the base with the large volumes of air mechanically carried down into the deep basin ..."

2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1894)
"THE DURATION OF niagara falls. BY DR. JW SPENCER.' For the past century Niagara Falls has been considered a time measurer, but its greatest interest has ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"niagara falls (formerly Clifton or Suspension Bridge), a town and port of entry of Weiland county, Ontario, Canada, 40 m. SSE of Toronto, on the west bank ..."

4. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1894)
"niagara falls as a Chronometer of Geological Time. ... Conjectures as to the Age of niagara falls.—Prior to the writing of the present paper, ..."

5. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1906)
"niagara falls. Bill before congress to save the falls. Outlook. 82: 865. ... niagara falls hydraulic power and manufacturing company. ..."

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