coal measures

plural noun

: beds of coal with the associated rocks

Word History

First Known Use

1665, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of coal measures was in 1665

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“Coal measures.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coal%20measures. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

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