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Boulder Dam

[ bohl-der dam ]
/ ˈboʊl dər ˈdæm /
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noun

a dam on the Colorado River, on the boundary between southeastern Nevada and northwestern Arizona. 726 feet (221 meters) high; 1,244 feet (379 meters) long.

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Official name Hoo·ver Dam [hoo-ver dam] /ˈhu vər ˈdæm/ .
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Boulder Dam

noun

the former name (1933–47) of Hoover Dam
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