Victoria Falls love

Definitions

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  • proper n. a waterfall located in southern Africa on the Zambezi river between the countries of Zambia and Zimbabwe

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a large waterfall on the border between Argentina and Brazil
  • n. a waterfall in the Zambezi River on the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia; diminishes seasonally

Etymologies

named by David Livingstone after Queen Victoria of England + falls (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The Victoria Falls are a natural attraction shared by Zambia and Zimbabwe.

    Africa's renaissance for the environment~ environment for peace and regional cooperation

  • And Percy von Lipinski sent this video of his trip to Victoria Falls, which is located on the border of Zimbabwe and Zambia.

    CNN Transcript Mar 7, 2009

  • In Zambia, Victoria Falls, which is said to be the largest sheets of falling water in the world.

    CNN Transcript May 19, 2007

  • Efforts to rename Victoria Falls have been stalled by fears of harming tourism at the world-famous landmark on the Zambezi River.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • While the visual world was stunning, the computer generated environment of Pandora doesn't hold a candle to real world locations such as Victoria Falls, the Grand Canyon, or even a "Shire" where vegetation was allowed to grow for over a year before filming LOTR.

    James Cameron’s Avatar - What Did You Think? | /Film

  • Residents who every day face stinking brooks have sardonically named the township "Victoria Falls" after the waterfall, the country's main tourist attraction, first discovered by explorer

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • How is a financially bankrupt government that is unable to adequately and fairly remunerate its civil service be as self-indulgent as to splash scarce foreign currency on itself at an expensive tourist resort such as Victoria Falls with reckless abandon?

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  • With international attractions such as Victoria Falls, the Great Zimbabwe stone ruins, Lake Kariba, and extensive wildlife, tourism historically has been a significant segment of the economy and contributor of foreign exchange.

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  • We are in Victoria Falls which is similar to Niagara but the only tourist thing for them to use.

    TravelPod.com Recent Updates

  • Andrew Sanocki An elephant peers from the bush near Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe.

    Relaxed Luxury, Raw Wilderness

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