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fa-la

[fah-lah] /fɑˈlɑ/
noun
1.
a text or refrain in old songs.
2.
a type of part song or madrigal popular in the 16th and 17th centuries.
Also, fal la.
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95; special use of fa la, meaningless sound sequence found in old popular refrains
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British Dictionary definitions for fa-la

fa-la

/fɑːˈlɑː/
noun
1.
(esp in 16th-century songs) a refrain sung to the syllables fa-la-la
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