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Victoria Falls

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plural noun

falls of the Zambezi River in southern Africa, between Zambia and Zimbabwe, near Livingstone. 420 feet (130 meters) high; more than 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) wide.
former name of Iguassú Falls.

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Origin of Victoria Falls

First recorded in1855–60; named by David Livingstone in honor of Queen Victoria
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Victoria Falls

pl n

a major waterfall on the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia, on the Zambezi River. Height: about 108 m (355 ft). Width: about 1400 m (4500 ft)Local name: Mosi-oa-Tunya
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