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Fall

An obsolete Scottish unit of length equivalent to 222 inches.
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That mantle has fallen upon the shoulders of a hard-working, but relatively unknown, biologist based in Dundee.
"Like millions of young Iranians, he too was deeply disturbed by all the ills fallen upon his beloved homeland, as well as carrying the burden of losing a father and a sister in his young life.
"We had a lot really good case histories, where people have gone into another orbit altogether and the spotlight has fallen upon them.