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noun coal·field \ˈkōl-ˌfēld\

Simple Definition of coalfield

  • : a large area where there is a lot of coal under the ground

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of coalfield

  1. :  a region rich in coal deposits

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