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run–of–the–mine

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adjective \-ˈmīn\

Definition of run–of–the–mine

  1. 1 :  not graded <run–of–the–mine coal>

  2. 2 :  run-of-the-mill



1903

First Known Use of run–of–the–mine

1903

Variants of run–of–the–mine

or run–of–mine play \-əv-ˈmīn\

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