Meaning of “colliery” in the English Dictionary

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"colliery" in Business English

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collierynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkɒljəri/ us 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)