Meaning of “coalfield” in the English Dictionary

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"coalfield" in British English

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coalfieldnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkəʊl.fiːld/ us /ˈkoʊl.fiːld/

Examples from literature

  • An important feature of the coal industry, which recent events have brought into sharp prominence, is the great diversity of conditions between different coalfields and different collieries. 
  • These mines extend under the waves like the coalfields at Newcastle. 

(Definition of “coalfield” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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