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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
Translations of “quarry”
in Korean 채석장…
in Arabic مَقْلَع الحِجارة, مَحْجَر…
in French carrière…
in Turkish taş ocağı…
in Italian cava…
in Chinese (Traditional) 坑, 採石場…
in Russian каменоломня, карьер…
in Polish kamieniołom…
in Spanish cantera…
in Portuguese pedreira…
in German der Steinbruch…
in Catalan pedrera…
in Japanese 採石場, 石切り場…
in Chinese (Simplified) 坑, 采石场…
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