from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Falla, Manuel de 1876-1946. Spanish composer whose music draws heavily on folk song traditions and Spanish exoticism, best known for his work Nights in the Gardens of Spain (1911-1915).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A dialectal form of fellow.
- n. Same as fa-la.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. meaningless syllables in the refrain of a partsong
- n. Spanish composer and pianist (1876-1946)
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Tequisquiapan’s waters seep underground in remote places forming subterranean rivers that flow through a series of geological faults known as the Falla de Tequisquiapan.
Others spoke of Roger Federer's first-round nightmare here last year against the Colombian Alejandro Falla.
Serbia's Janko Tipsarevic, seeded 20th, saw off Philipp Petzschner 6-0, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 and the veteran German Tommy Haas defeated Alejandro Falla 7-6 7-5, 6-1, 7-5.
In the past year, Robin Soderling utterly destroyed him on the clay of Paris, the long-shot Alejandro Falla nearly beat him in the first round of Wimbledon before Tomas Berdych stopped him reaching his eighth final there on the spin, and Djokovic accounted for him easily in Melbourne.
"Sometimes you're so angry, you don't realize you broke a racket until the racket is broken," said Colombian Alejandro Falla.
Thursday, Falla lost in the second round to Tommy Haas, but all his rackets were spared.
Associated Press Alejandro Falla Men Behaving Badly On the Tennis Court When it comes to bad behavior, men clearly hold the lead on the tennis court.
Having lost the first set on a tie-break, eighth seed Fish became distracted by Falla's use of the trainer and a solitary break handed the world number 71 a two-set lead.
Falla, best known previously for squandering a two-set advantage against Federer at Wimbledon in 2010, looked nervy when wasting his first two match points, the first with a double fault.
Mardy Fish had none of Federer's luck after becoming the highest seed to exit the tournament following his defeat to Alejandro Falla.