- waterfalls near the head of the Churchill River in SW Labrador, Newfoundland, in E Canada: site of hydroelectric power plant. About 200 feet (60 meters) wide; 316 feet (96 meters) high.
Origin of Churchill Falls
named after Sir Winston Churchill in 1965
Formerly Grand Falls.
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- a waterfall in E Canada, in SW Labrador on the Churchill River: site of one of the largest hydroelectric power projects in the world. Height: 75 m (245 ft)Former name (until 1965): Grand Falls