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quarry

noun /ˈkwori/ ( plural quarries)
a place, usually a very large hole in the ground, from which stone is got for building etc
cantera
a limestone quarry.
Translations of “quarry”
in Korean 채석장…
in Arabic مَقْلَع الحِجارة, مَحْجَر…
in French carrière…
in Italian cava…
in Chinese (Traditional) 坑, 採石場…
in Russian каменоломня, карьер…
in Turkish taş ocağı…
in Polish kamieniołom…
in Portuguese pedreira…
in German der Steinbruch…
in Catalan pedrera…
in Japanese 採石場, 石切り場…
in Chinese (Simplified) 坑, 采石场…
(Definition of quarry from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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