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collierynoun [C]

uk   /ˈkɒl.i.ə.ri/  us   /ˈkɑːl.jɚ.i/
a coal mine and all the buildings, machines, etc. connected with it
(Definition of colliery from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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collierynoun [C]

uk   us   /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.
(Definition of colliery from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “colliery”
in Chinese (Simplified) 煤矿…
in Turkish taş kömürü madeni, maden ocağı…
in Russian угольная шахта…
in Chinese (Traditional) 煤礦…
in Polish kopalnia węgla…
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