colliery

noun col·liery \ ˈkäl-yə-rē \

Definition of colliery

plural collieries
: a coal mine and its connected buildings

First Known Use of colliery

1635

Other Mining and Drilling Terms


COLLIERY Defined for English Language Learners

colliery

noun

Definition of colliery for English Language Learners

  • : a coal mine and the buildings that are near it


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