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English definition of “mine”

mine

noun [C] (HOLE)    /maɪn/
B2 a hole or system of holes in the ground where substances such as coal , metal , and salt are removed : a coal / salt / gold mine a mine shaft My grandfather used to work in (UK also down) the mines.Mining and quarrying
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