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

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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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