Definition of iron ore in English:

Share this entry

iron ore


[mass noun]
A rock or mineral from which iron can be profitably extracted.
Example sentences
  • There are deposits of gold, oil, limestone, phosphates, iron ore, kaolin, and silica sand.
  • There are large reserves of coal, iron ore, and other minerals, including off-shore oil fields.
  • The underground pursuit of iron ore here did not require timbering because the rock was so hard and dense.
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.