Hoover Dam

geographical name \ˈbōl-dər\
variants: or formerly

Boulder Dam

\ˈbōl-dər\play

Definition of Hoover Dam

  1. dam 726 feet (221 meters) high in the Colorado River between Nevada and Arizona that was completed in 1936 — see mead, lake


HOOVER DAM Defined for English Language Learners

Hoover Dam

geographical name \ˈbōl-dər\

Definition of Hoover Dam for English Language Learners

  • : dam in the U.S. on the Colorado River between Nevada and Arizona


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