Definition of Niagara

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

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

2. Noun. A river flowing from Lake Erie into Lake Ontario; forms boundary between Ontario and New York.
Exact synonyms: Niagara River
Group relationships: Canada, America, The States, U.s., U.s.a., United States, United States Of America, Us, Usa
Terms within: Niagara Falls
Generic synonyms: River

Definition of Niagara

1. Proper noun. A river which flows from Lake Erie, over Niagara Falls into Lake Ontario; the geographical region of the United States and Canada in proximity to this river. ¹

2. Proper noun. A town in New York state. ¹

3. Noun. (figuratively) A flood, torrent, or outpouring, especially one of massive proportions. ¹

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Literary usage of Niagara

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1. Annual Report (1903)
"niagara is an awful symbol of Infinite power — a vision of Infinite beauty — a ... It is unnecessary to describe the pristine beauty of niagara and its ..."

2. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1914)
"Horowitz was elected e president of the niagara Company, and one JJ of the Woolen Company's employees was • made treasurer of the »company : the bylaws of ..."

3. Convention by National Electric Light Association Convention, National Independent Meat Packers Association, University of Georgia College of Agriculture, University of Georgia Dept. of Food Science (1896)
"time he was listening to the roar of niagara at the model of niagara Falls and River, a copy of which please find herewith. I also hand you herewith a ..."

4. A History of the People of the United States: From the Revolution to the by John Bach McMaster (1895)
"THE niagara FRONTIER. the niagara, was Buffalo, which then stood on a low bluff a little ... Just across the lake from Buffalo was the English Fort niagara, ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"The sewage, col- >ugh 544 miles of mains, is emptied niagara River and carried swiftly ic first public bath house erected in c State under the law of 1895 ..."

6. Gazetteer of the State of New York: Embracing a Comprehensive View of the by Frank Place (1860)
"The Rochester, Lockport, & niagara Falls Division of the NT Central RR extends ... The Buffalo <fc niagara Falls RR extends along niagara River through ..."

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