coal measures

plural noun

Definition of coal measures

: beds of coal with the associated rocks

First Known Use of coal measures

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 22 Sep. 2021.

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