Niagara

noun

Ni·​ag·​a·​ra nī-ˈa-g(ə-)rə How to pronounce Niagara (audio)
: an overwhelming flood : torrent
a Niagara of protests

Examples of Niagara in a Sentence

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

Word History

Etymology

Niagara Falls

First Known Use

1928, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Niagara was in 1928

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“Niagara.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Niagara. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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