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ore

noun, often attributive \ ˈȯr \

Definition of ore

1 :a naturally occurring mineral containing a valuable constituent (such as metal) for which it is mined and worked
2 :a source from which valuable matter is extracted

Origin and Etymology of ore

Middle English or, oor, partly from Old English ōra ore; partly from Old English ār brass; akin to Old High German ēr bronze, Latin aes copper, bronze

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ore

noun \ ˈər-ə \

Definition of ore

plural ore
a monetary subunit of the krona (Sweden) and krone — see krona, krone at Money Table

Origin and Etymology of ore

Swedish öre & Danish & Norwegian øre


Ore

abbreviation
variants: or Oreg

Definition of Ore

Oregon

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øre

noun \ ˈər-ə \

Definition of øre

plural øre
1 :a Danish monetary unit equal to ¹/₁₀₀ krone — see krone at Money Table; also :a coin representing one Danish øre
Note: Denmark's Faeroe Islands and Greenland also use an øre.
2 :a Norwegian monetary unit equal to ¹/₁₀₀ krone — see krone at Money Table; also :a coin representing one Norwegian øre

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Origin and Etymology of øre

Danish & Norwegian, from Latin aureus a gold coin


ORE Defined for Kids

ore

noun \ ˈȯr \

Definition of ore for Students

:a mineral mined to obtain a substance (as gold) that it contains

Ore., Oreg.

abbreviation

Definition of Ore. for Students

Oregon


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