from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A torrent or flood: "engulfed by the Niagara of Americanisms that flowed over them” ( Wall Street Journal).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A river (the Niagara 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.
- proper n. A town in New York state.
- n. A flood, torrent, or outpouring, especially one of massive proportions.
- n. A Niagara grape.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A large flow, used figuratively.
- proper n. A large waterfall on the Niagara River near Buffalo remarkable for the volume and constancy of the water flowing over it. That part of the waterfall in Canada is the Horseshoe Falls; the U. S. portion is called the American Falls.
- proper n. A river flowing from Lake Erie into Lake Ontario, which forms the boundary between Ontario and New York.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a river flowing from Lake Erie into Lake Ontario; forms boundary between Ontario and New York
- n. waterfall in Canada is the Horseshoe Falls; in the United States it is the American Falls
After Niagara (Falls) 1.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From an Iroquoian language; compare Mohawk ohnyá:kara' ("neck of land"). The name of the tribe which resided in the area was recorded on early maps as Onguiarahronon or Niagagarega. (Wiktionary)