Definition of Niagara Falls in US English:

Niagara Falls

proper noun

  • 1Waterfalls on the Niagara River that consist of two principal parts separated by Goat Island: the Horseshoe Falls adjoin the western (Canadian) bank and fall 158 feet (47 m); the American Falls adjoin the eastern (US) bank and fall 167 feet (50 m).

    1. 1.1 A city in upper New York located on the right bank of the Niagara River beside Niagara Falls; population 51,345 (est. 2008).
    2. 1.2 A city in Canada, in southern Ontario, situated on the left bank of the Niagara River beside Niagara Falls, opposite the city of Niagara Falls, US, to which it is linked by bridges; population 82,184 (2006).


Niagara Falls

/nīˌaɡ(ə)rə ˈfôlz//naɪˌæɡ(ə)rə ˈfɔlz/