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English definition of “quarry”


noun [C] (HOLE)    /ˈkwɒr.i/ US  /ˈkwɔːr-/
a large artificial hole in the ground where stone , sand , etc. is dug for use as building material : a granite / limestone / marble / slate quarryMining and quarrying
(Definition of quarry noun (HOLE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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