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naɪˈæg rə, -ˈæg ər əni·a·gara

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Niagara, Niagara Fallsnoun

    waterfall in Canada is the Horseshoe Falls; in the United States it is the American Falls

  2. Niagara, Niagara Rivernoun

    a river flowing from Lake Erie into Lake Ontario; forms boundary between Ontario and New York

GCIDE

  1. niagaranoun

    A large flow, used figuratively.

    Etymology: [from the famous water falls.]

Wiktionary

  1. Niagaranoun

    A flood, torrent, or outpouring, especially one of massive proportions.

    Etymology: Representing ohnyá:kara'.

  2. Niagaranoun

    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.

    Etymology: Representing ohnyá:kara'.

  3. Niagaranoun

    A town in New York state.

    Etymology: Representing ohnyá:kara'.

Freebase

  1. Niagara

    Niagara is a 1953 thriller-film noir, released by Twentieth Century-Fox, directed by Henry Hathaway, and starring Joseph Cotten, Jean Peters, Casey Adams, and Marilyn Monroe. Unlike other film noirs of the time, Niagara was filmed in Technicolor and was one of Fox's biggest box office hits of the year. Monroe was given first billing in Niagara which elevated her to star status. Her following two films of that year, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, with Jane Russell, and How to Marry a Millionaire, with Betty Grable and Lauren Bacall, were even bigger successes.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Niagara

    a section of the St. Lawrence River, in N. America, extending between Lakes Erie and Ontario, having a descent throughout its course of 36 m. of 326 ft., the Falls, preceded and succeeded by rapids, being the largest in the world, the Canadian or Horse Shoe Fall being 2640 ft. wide, with a descent of 158 ft., and the American Fall being one-third of the width of the Canadian, and with a descent of over 162 ft.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. niagara

    Chief town of Lincoln County, in the Canadian province of Ontario, on Lake Ontario. It was burnt down in December, 1813, by the American general McClure on his retreat; it was afterwards rebuilt.

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Etymology and Origins

  1. Niagara

    From the Indian On-aw-garah, “the thunder of waters.”

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of niagara in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of niagara in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of niagara in a Sentence

  1. New York:

    We did not know that between 8:50 and 9:50 p.m. last night, that the heavens would literally open up and bring Niagara Falls level of water to the streets of New York.

  2. Anna Pierce:

    As soon as you take off, you can see the path the glaciers took to carve out Niagara Falls, just seeing all that water rushing from one lake to the other is awe-inspiring.

  3. Niagara Falls:

    The closing of the border is really like cutting off a neighborhood, so many people here have a favorite restaurant or store there, so many folks in Niagara Falls, Ontario, vice versa. So, it's more than just a tourism piece, it really is a pretty significant piece of the local economy.

  4. Nick Hague:

    It's like going over Niagara Falls in a barrel but while you're on fire.

  5. RAS CARDO REGGAE:

    SOMETIMES BEING TOO CLOSE TO THE GOALS WE SEEK IN LIFE CAUSES US TO HAVE LESS A DESIRE TO ENJOY THE TRUE IMPORTANCE AND SIGNIFICANCE OF LIFE ITSELF. eg. MOST PEOPLE LIVING CLOSE TO THE NIAGARA FALLS SEEM TO VISIT IT LESS, BUT WILL QUICKLY CARRY SOME VISITOR TO SEE IT.

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