Niagara: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (nī-ag'ru, -ag'ur-u), [key]
- a river on the boundary between W New York and Ontario, Canada, flowing from Lake Erie into Lake Ontario. 34 mi. (55 km) long.
- a fort in W New York, at the mouth of the Niagara River.
- (l.c.) anything taken as resembling Niagara Falls in force and relentlessness; avalanche: a niagara of criticism.
- a variety of white grape, grown for table use.
- the vine bearing this fruit.
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