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Falun

/ˌfɑːˈlʌn/
noun
1.
a city in central Sweden: iron and pyrites mines. Pop: 55 009 (2004 est)
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  • He settled down at 'falun,' his country-house, and devoted himself to research-work: as far as she would let him.

    Katharine Frensham Beatrice Harraden
  • And of course she was speaking of the mental atmosphere of "falun."

    Katharine Frensham Beatrice Harraden
  • He encouraged the mining industry by supporting the silver mines of Sala and the copper mines of falun.

    Sweden Victor Nilsson
  • He took charge of the boys and, when the trip was ended, started a school at falun, where he taught mineralogy.

  • She transformed "falun" into an abode of comparative cheerfulness, and brightened up the house in a most astonishing manner.

    Katharine Frensham Beatrice Harraden
  • The so-called “Gothenburg System” of municipal control over the sale of spirits was actually devised at falun as early as 1850.

  • Clifford was sitting in his study at "falun" when the letters were brought to him.

    Katharine Frensham Beatrice Harraden

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