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colliery

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈkɒljəri/ UK NATURAL RESOURCES, PRODUCTION
a mine from which coal is dug, and all the buildings, machines, etc. connected with it: The Earth Centre is built on the site of a former colliery.
Translations of “colliery”
in Chinese (Traditional) 煤礦…
in Russian угольная шахта…
in Turkish taş kömürü madeni, maden ocağı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 煤矿…
in Polish kopalnia węgla…
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