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Meaning of “quarry” - Learner’s Dictionary

quarry

noun [C]     /ˈkwɒri/
a place where stone is dug out of a large hole in the ground: a marble quarryMining and quarrying
quarry verb [T] to dig stone out of a quarryDigging
Translations of “quarry”
in Arabic مَقْلَع الحِجارة, مَحْجَر…
in Korean 채석장…
in Malaysian kuari…
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 Vietnamese mỏ đá…
in Spanish cantera…
in Portuguese pedreira…
in Thai เหมืองระเบิดหิน, เหมืองเจาะหิน, บ่อหิน…
in German der Steinbruch…
in Catalan pedrera…
in Japanese 採石場, 石切り場…
in Indonesian tambang batu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 坑, 采石场…
(Definition of quarry from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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