colliery

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noun col·liery \ˈkäl-yə-rē\

Definition of colliery

plural

collieries

  1. :  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

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Definition of colliery for English Language Learners

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


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