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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A workplace consisting of a coal mine plus all the buildings and equipment connected with it.

Usage examples (34)
  • He proposed to run the colliery for their benefit.
  • Ned Brierley was appointed manager of a colliery in
  • You're old enough, and know the colliery well enough.
  • They were compelled to go to him by the rules of the colliery. for more
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