Hoover Dam


noun

official name of Boulder Dam.

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British Dictionary definitions for hoover dam

Hoover Dam

noun

a dam in the western US, on the Colorado River on the border between Nevada and Arizona; forms Lake Mead. Height: 222 m (727 ft). Length: 354 m (1180 ft)Former name (1933–47): Boulder Dam
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