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Horseshoe Falls


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • See Canadian Falls.

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

  • n. a part of Niagara Falls in Ontario


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  • The double-decker boats ferry people from both sides of the Niagara River to the base of the Horseshoe Falls under separate agreements with New York state and Ontario.

    Future Cloudy For Maid Of The Mist

  • Below her, water rushed over the brink of Horseshoe Falls, falling 188 feet into the Lower Niagara River.

    Woman Swept Over Niagara Falls Still Not Found; Searchers Find Man's Body Instead

  • Witnesses say that a man jumped into the icy waters on the Canadian side yesterday, plunging over the 180-foot Horseshoe Falls and incredibly survived.

    CNN Transcript Mar 12, 2009

  • There he is in the water at the bottom of Horseshoe Falls.

    CNN Transcript Mar 12, 2009

  • The falls straddle the border between New York state and Ontario province near Buffalo: the American Falls on the U.S. side, the Horseshoe Falls in Canada, with the smaller Bridal Veil (also in the United States) between them.

    An Artifice For America

  • The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has blasted and excavated, filled and graded; it has added eight acres to Goat Island, between the Bridal Veil and Horseshoe Falls, implanted sensors to detect rocks coming loose and reshaped the Horseshoe's American edge; the Canadian falls is now 400 feet narrower than it used to be.

    An Artifice For America

  • We saw the Horseshoe Falls lit up as well on the Canadian side because in Canada, it's what they call Remembrance Day.

    CNN Transcript Nov 12, 2007

  • It shows Niagara Falls among other sites, except the production company showed Horseshoe Falls.

    CNN Transcript Oct 29, 2007

  • BILL HEMMER, CNN ANCHOR: An amazing story here, rescuers pulled a woman from the Niagara River yesterday -- just about a frozen river, too -- about 100 feet from the edge of Canada's Horseshoe Falls.

    CNN Transcript Feb 24, 2004

  • Canadians rescue a woman on the brink of plunging over Canada's Horseshoe Falls.

    CNN Transcript Feb 24, 2004


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