WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2015
fa  (fä), 
n. [Music.]
  1. Music and Dancethe syllable used for the fourth tone of a diatonic scale.
  2. Music and Dance(in the fixed system of solmization) the tone F. Cf. sol-fa (def. 1).
Etymology:1275–1325;
Middle English;
see gamut

  (fä), 
n. 

    the twentieth letter of the Arabic alphabet.
Etymology: Arabic


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fa /fɑː/ n
  1. a variant spelling of fah



FA abbreviation for
  1. (in Britain) Football Association



f.a., FA abbreviation for
  1. fanny adams



fah, fa /fɑː/ n
  1. (in tonic sol-fa) the fourth degree of any major scale; subdominant
Etymology: 14th Century: see gamut



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