Colliery



[kol-yuh-ree] /ˈkɒl yə ri/

noun, plural collieries.
1.
a coal mine, including all buildings and equipment.
/ˈkɒljərɪ/
noun (pl) -lieries
1.
(mainly Brit) a coal mine
n.

1630s, “coal mine,” see collier + -y (1).

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