- a city in central Sweden: iron and pyrites mines. Pop: 55 009 (2004 est)
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Clifford was sitting in his study at "Falun" when the letters were brought to him.
And of course she was speaking of the mental atmosphere of "Falun."
She transformed "Falun" into an abode of comparative cheerfulness, and brightened up the house in a most astonishing manner.
He settled down at 'Falun,' his country-house, and devoted himself to research-work: as far as she would let him.
He encouraged the mining industry by supporting the silver mines of Sala and the copper mines of Falun.Sweden