[ nahy-ag-ruh, -ag-er-uh ]
/ naɪˈæg rə, -ˈæg ər ə /


a river on the boundary between W New York and Ontario, Canada, flowing from Lake Erie into Lake Ontario. 34 miles (55 km) long.
Fort, a fort in W New York, at the mouth of the Niagara River.
(lowercase) anything taken as resembling Niagara Falls in force and relentlessness; avalanche: a niagara of criticism.
  1. a variety of white grape, grown for table use.
  2. the vine bearing this fruit.


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British Dictionary definitions for niagara

/ (naɪˈæɡrə, -ˈæɡərə) /


a river in NE North America, on the border between W New York State and Ontario, Canada, flowing from Lake Erie to Lake Ontario. Length: 45 km (28 miles)
a torrent
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