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Meaning of COLLIERY

Pronunciation:  'kâlyuree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a workplace consisting of a coal mine plus all the buildings and equipment connected with it
 

COLLIERY is a 8 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: pit
 
 See Also: coal mine, coalpit, mine, work, workplace

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Col"lier*y\, n.; pl. {Collieries}. [Cf. {Coalery},
{Collier}.]
1. The place where coal is dug; a coal mine, and the
   buildings, etc., belonging to it.

2. The coal trade. [Obs.] --Johnson.

 

 

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