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English definition of “collier”

collier

noun [C]     /ˈkɒl.i.ər/ US  /ˈkɑː.ljɚ/
formal a coal minerMining and quarrying a ship used for carrying coalPassenger, cargo and military shipsBoats and sailing craft
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