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coal minenoun [C]

uk   us  
the ​deephole or ​system of ​holes under the ​ground from which ​coal is ​removed
coal mining
noun [U] uk   us  
the ​business, ​job, or ​process of ​removingcoal from the ​ground
(Definition of coal mine from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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coal minenoun [C]

 /ˈkoʊl ˌmɑɪn/
a ​deephole or ​connectedlongnarrowopenings under the ​ground from which coal is ​removed
(Definition of coal mine from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “coal mine”
in Chinese (Simplified) 煤矿…
in Turkish kömür madeni…
in Russian угольная шахта…
in Chinese (Traditional) 煤礦…
in Polish kopalnia węgla…
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