- A river (the Niagara River) which flows from Lake Erie, over Niagara Falls into Lake Ontario; the geographical region of the United States and Canada in proximity to this river.
- A ghost town in British Columbia, Canada.
- A regional municipality on the Niagara Peninsula, southern Ontario, Canada.
- A ghost town in Western Australia.
- A town in New York.
- A city and village in North Dakota.
- A city and town in Wisconsin.
Niagara (plural Niagaras)
- (figuratively) A flood, torrent, or outpouring, especially one of massive proportions.
- 1896, H. G. Wells, chapter 37, in The Wheels of Chance:
- "We're gaining," said Mr. Hoopdriver, with a little Niagara of perspiration dropping from brow to cheek.
- 1909, Ralph Henry Barbour, chapter 23, in The Half-Back:
- It was useless to try and drown that Niagara of sound.
- 1943 September and October, T. Lovatt Williams, “Some Reminiscences of the Footplate—II”, in Railway Magazine, page 272:
- A great torrent of water was flung along the boiler and came streaming over the cab roof like a young Niagara.
- A Niagara grape.
- 1950, Peter John Valaer, Wines of the world:
- The basic material for sherry is a mixture or a blend of dry wines from Niagaras, Delawares, and Catawbas or other white juices, which are sweetened and fortified and then blended with California sherry.
- 2004, Dan Lynch, Hustlers, heroes and hooligans: reporting on the New York experience:
- During the past 25 years, New York wineries have moved away from Niagaras and Delawares and begun producing world-class wines from European grapes and specially cultured hybrids and varietals.
- ^ 1978, William C. Sturtevant (Smithsonian Institution), Handbook of North American Indians, volume 13, part 1, page 411
Niagara m (uncountable)
Niagara f pl (plural only)