coalfield

noun coal·field \ ˈkōl-ˌfēld \

Definition of coalfield

:a region rich in coal deposits

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First Known Use of coalfield

1805


COALFIELD Defined for English Language Learners

coalfield

noun

Definition of coalfield for English Language Learners

  • : a large area where there is a lot of coal under the ground


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