Definitions for falcade
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the action of a horse, when he throws himself on his haunches two or three times, bending himself, as it were, in very quick curvets
Origin: [F., ultimately fr. L. falx, falcis, a sickle or scythe.]
Falcade is a comune in the Province of Belluno in the Italian region Veneto, located about 110 km northwest of Venice and about 35 km northwest of Belluno. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 2,175 and an area of 53.2 km². The municipality of Falcade contains the frazioni Sappade, Caviola, Valt, Coste, Somor, Le fratte, Marmolada, Tabiadon di Canes, and Tabiadon di Val. Falcade borders the following municipalities: Canale d'Agordo, Moena, Rocca Pietore, Soraga, Tonadico. Falcade is one the edge of the The Trevalli Ski Area: 100 km of slopes stretching between Veneto and Trentino regions which in turn is part of the Dolomite Super Ski area. It is also popular in the summer with walkers and mountain bikers. Notable landmarks include the Church of Falcade, the Focobon and the Mulaz.
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