Associations to the word «Colliery»

Wiktionary

COLLIERY, noun. (British) An underground coal mine, together with its surface buildings.
COLLIERY, noun. (US) A facility that supplies coal.

Dictionary definition

COLLIERY, noun. A workplace consisting of a coal mine plus all the buildings and equipment connected with it.

Wise words

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Nathaniel Hawthorne