American Falls love


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A section, about 260 m (850 ft) wide, of Niagara Falls in western New York north of Buffalo.

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

  • noun a part of Niagara Falls in western New York (north of Buffalo)


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  • Amy Wynn, mayor of American Falls, and Kristen Jensen, American Falls council member, talked about their careers in politics over lunch.

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  • It stands amid the eternal din of the waters, a barrier between the Canadian and American Falls.

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  • We stopped at the top of a dizzy pathway, and, leaving the Walrences to purchase some curiosities, I descended it, crossed a trembling foot-bridge, and stood alone on Luna Island, between the Crescent and American Falls.

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  • The height of the American Falls is one hundred and sixty-seven feet.

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  • Niagara (the Horse Shoe Falls) are 158 feet high and 2,000 feet wide, the American Falls arc 164 feet high and 900 feet wide.

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  • If you wander along the cliff opposite, a bow springs into being in the American Falls, accompanies you courteously on your walk, dwindles and dies as the mist ends, and awakens again as you reach the Canadian tumult.

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  • And the bold traveler who attempts the trip under the American Falls sees, when he dare open his eyes to anything, tiny baby rainbows, some four or five yards in span, leaping from rock to rock among the foam, and gamboling beside him, barely out of hand’s reach, as he goes.

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  • At that point there was no iron railing, and he leaned forward, planting his cane on the wet stones beneath his feet, and peered downward, apparently watching the little steamer, _Maid of the Mist_, which now came swinging out of the spray at the foot of the American Falls and headed toward the

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  • Horseshoe Falls retreated at the rate of 2.18 feet per year, while the American Falls retreated at the rate of 0.64 feet in the same period.

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  • The Horseshoe Fall on the Canadian side is 812 yards, and the American Falls on the south side are

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