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English definition of “quarry”


noun [C]     /ˈkwɒri/
PRODUCTION, NATURAL RESOURCES a place where stone , sand , etc. is dug out of the ground for use as building material : a granite/limestone/marble quarry His father worked in a limestone quarry. a rock / stone / slate quarry
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