Victoria Falls

plural noun
  1. 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.

  2. former name of Iguassú Falls.

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Origin of Victoria Falls

First recorded in 1855–60; named by David Livingstone in honor of Queen Victoria

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Victoria Falls

pl n
  1. 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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