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fall

noun (MOVEMENT DOWNWARDS)    /fɔːl/ US  /fɑːl/
[C usually singular] an amount of something that moves down onto the ground or from a higher position to a lower position: a heavy fall of snow → See also rainfallMoving downwardsFalling and dropping falls [plural] often used in place names to mean a very wide waterfall, often made of many separate waterfalls: Niagara FallsWatercourses and waterfalls
(Definition of fall noun (MOVEMENT DOWNWARDS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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