the Fall

noun

: the event in the Bible when Adam and Eve are forced to leave the Garden of Eden because they have sinned against God
after the Fall

Examples of the Fall in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Eels have been found in every waterway that connects with the Hudson River, including urban rivers such as the Saw Mill River in Yonkers, the Fall Kill Creek in Poughkeepsie, and the Poesten Kill creek further north in Troy. Laura Baisas, Popular Science, 13 Mar. 2024 The second day of Life Is Beautiful inaugurated the Fall season with a diverse lineup of performers across the festival’s stages in Downtown Las Vegas, with artists such as Kendrick Lamar, Reneé Rapp, the 1975, and Omar Apollo performing throughout the evening. Ethan Millman, Rolling Stone, 24 Sep. 2023 Just like earlier vaccinations, the fall round is cleared for adults and children as young as age 6 months. Wire Services, Dallas News, 11 Sep. 2023 In June, the FDA asked drugmakers to formulate the fall boosters to target the then-dominant XBB.1.5 subvariant. Berkeley Lovelace Jr., NBC News, 11 Sep. 2023 Ely, Nevada The community of Ely is particularly beautiful in the fall when the trees are painted gold, orange, and red in preparation for winter. Evie Carrick, Travel + Leisure, 11 Sep. 2023 Saguaro: The Sabercats placed 14th in the fall preview, but have had a several first- or second-place finishes in subsequent matches. Benjamin Yates, The Arizona Republic, 10 Sep. 2023 Scheduled to begin law school in the fall but still trying to find himself, Charlie (Wallace) opts to spend his summer vacation working alongside his brother, Tom (Foster), and his crew aboard a fishing trawler. Michael Rechtshaffen, The Hollywood Reporter, 9 Sep. 2023 During the autumns of your youth, the fall season was likely centered around consuming maximal candy corn and traipsing around the neighborhood in an itchy polyester costume. Country Living Staff, Country Living, 9 Sep. 2023

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“The Fall.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20Fall. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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