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colliery

noun col·liery \ˈkäl-yə-rē\

: a coal mine and the buildings that are near it

plural col·lier·ies

Full Definition of COLLIERY

:  a coal mine and its connected buildings

First Known Use of COLLIERY

1635

Other Mining and Drilling Terms

ore, trepan, wildcat

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