Definition of Hoover dam

1. Noun. A large dam built in 1933 on the Colorado River in Nevada.

Generic synonyms: Dam, Dike, Dyke
Group relationships: Battle Born State, Nevada, Nv, Sagebrush State, Silver State



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hoover Dam

Hooker's onion
Hooker's orchid
Hooker-Forbes test
Hookerian
Hookins
Hooman
Hoop
Hooray Henries
Hooray Henry
Hoosier
Hoosier State
Hoosiers
Hooson
Hoover
Hoover's sign
Hoover Dam
Hoovercrat
Hoovercrats
Hoovered
Hoovering
Hoovers
Hooverville
Hoovervilles
Hope
Hopedale
Hopeh
Hopei
Hopf algebra
Hopf algebras
Hopi

Literary usage of Hoover dam

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1. The Great American Wilderness: Touring America's National Parks by Larry H. Ludmer (2000)
"Two of the most popular activities are tours of hoover dam and cruises on Lake Mead. The hoover dam tour takes about 35 minutes and goes down to the bottom ..."

2. Dams and Rivers: Primer on the Downstream Effects of Dams by Michael Collier, Robert H. Webb, John C. Schmidt (1998)
"Coupled with hoover dam, 355 miles downstream. ... Sediment retention within Lake Powell would prolong the life of hoover dam and its Lake Mead reservoir. ..."

3. Hydropower 2002: Reclamation's Energy InitiativeTechnology (1994)
"... On the front cover: Panoramic view of hoover dam and Lake Mead. Hoover Powerplant, located on the Arizona-Nevada border, has 19 units that supply 1930 ..."

4. Freshwater Supply: States’ Views of How Federal Agencies Could Help Them by Barry T. Hill (2006)
"... Figure 8: Reclamation's hoover dam and the Corps' Eufaula Lake Water Storage Facilities (A) The Bureau of Reclamation completed hoover dam, ..."

5. Homeland Security: Actions Needed to Better Protect National Icons and by Mark L. Goldstein (2005)
"Figure 3: hoover dam and Linked Boom Line Used to Enhance Perimeter Security Source: GAO To further secure the dam's perimeter, BOR created two traffic ..."

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