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Niagara River   /naɪˈægrə rˈɪvər/   Listen
Niagara River

noun
1.
A river flowing from Lake Erie into Lake Ontario; forms boundary between Ontario and New York.  Synonym: Niagara.






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"Niagara River" Quotes from Famous Books



... Wisconsin, one rolled southward through the Rock River and the Mississippi to the Gulf of Mexico; while the other entered successively the Fox River, Green Bay, Lake Michigan, the Straits of Mackinaw, Lake Huron, St. Clair River, Lake St. Clair, Detroit River, Lake Erie, Niagara River, Lake Ontario, the St. Lawrence River, and finally reached the Gulf of St. Lawrence. How slight the influence of the breeze, yet such was the formation of the continent that a trifling cause was multiplied almost beyond the power of figures to express ...
— Architects of Fate - or, Steps to Success and Power • Orison Swett Marden

... topography that in these respects the two regions might be considered as identical. This is the Niagara region, Canada's chief grape-producing area. It is bounded on the north by Lake Ontario; on the south, at a distance of one to three miles by the high Niagara escarpment; to the east it crosses the Niagara River into New York; and in the west tapers to a point at Hamilton on the westward extremity of Lake Ontario. Here, again, is the influence of climate distinctly manifested. As this belt passes into New York, it widens and the influence of Lake Ontario is less ...
— Manual of American Grape-Growing • U. P. Hedrick



Words linked to "Niagara River" :   Canada, U.S.A., United States, the States, United States of America, Niagara Falls, USA, America, U.S., US, river



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