un·​mined ˌən-ˈmīnd How to pronounce unmined (audio)
: not mined
unmined land
unmined resources

Examples of unmined in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web More than 20 years after his death, there are treasures in the Johnny Cash vault that have remained unmined, despite assumptions that everything interesting might have been brought into the light in the posthumous recordings that came out in the years following his 2003 death. Chris Willman, Variety, 23 Apr. 2024 One of the country’s largest mineral reserves remains unmined amid environmental and legal challenges. D. Dowd Muska, National Review, 25 Apr. 2023 With much of the source material unmined, the show watches like it’s already been renewed through Season 5. Joshua Alston, Variety, 30 Mar. 2023 The 2000s feel like unmined sartorial territory. Dave Schilling, Los Angeles Times, 29 Aug. 2022 For its part, Warrior Met, despite losing millions from strike costs and unmined coal over the past two years, reported $641 million in earnings in 2022. William Thornton | Wthornton@al.com, al, 2 Mar. 2023 Digging deep into the ecological minutia, Sexton discovered 72 species of algae in the unmined Flathead waters, but only 12 in the Elk. Stephen Robert Miller, Discover Magazine, 5 Feb. 2022 Sexton, who has worked along the Flathead for 14 years, began by comparing two rivers: the heavily mined Elk and the so-far unmined Flathead, just one watershed to the east. Stephen Robert Miller, Discover Magazine, 5 Feb. 2022 Also, there’s so much unmined drama in the Civil Rights Movement. Ben Flanagan | Bflanagan@al.com, al, 22 Apr. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1831, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unmined was in 1831

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“Unmined.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unmined. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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