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Yosemite Falls

noun
1.
a series of falls in Yosemite National Park: upper falls, 1436 feet (438 meters) high; middle falls, 626 feet (190 meters) high; lower falls, 320 feet (98 meters) high. Total height (including rapids), 2526 feet (770 meters).
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  • Above the mantel of the lodge's thermionic fireplace was hung a brilliant cascading stereo of Yosemite Falls in misty motion.

    Deepfreeze Robert Donald Locke
  • In an hour or two we came to Yosemite Creek, the stream that makes the greatest of all the Yosemite Falls.

  • Next in progress come Yosemite Falls, loftiest by far in the world, a spectacle of sublimity.

    The Book of the National Parks Robert Sterling Yard
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Yosemite Falls

/jəʊˈsɛmɪtɪ/
plural noun
1.
a series of waterfalls in central California, in the Yosemite National Park, with a total drop of 770 m (2525 ft): includes the Upper Yosemite Falls, 436 m (1430 ft) high, and the Lower Yosemite Falls, 98 m (320 ft) high
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