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stannary

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noun stan·na·ry \ˈsta-nə-rē\

Definition of stannary

plural stannaries

  1. :  any of the regions in England containing establishments for the working of tin —usually used in plural



Origin of stannary

Middle English stannarie, from Medieval Latin stannaria tin mine, from Late Latin stannum tin


First Known Use: 15th century


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