Niagara

noun
Ni·​ag·​a·​ra | \ nī-ˈa-g(ə-)rə How to pronounce Niagara (audio) \

Definition of Niagara

: an overwhelming flood : torrent a Niagara of protests

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Synonyms & Antonyms for Niagara

Synonyms

alluvion, bath, cataclysm, cataract, deluge, flood, flood tide, inundation, overflow, spate, torrent

Antonyms

drought (also drouth)

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Examples of Niagara in a Sentence

that uncensored remark brought a Niagara of angry calls to the television station

First Known Use of Niagara

1928, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Niagara

Niagara Falls

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The first known use of Niagara was in 1928

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