Definition of ironworks in English:

ironworks

Line breaks: iron|works
Pronunciation: /ˈʌɪənwəːks
 
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noun

[treated as singular or plural]
A place where iron is smelted or iron goods are made.
More example sentences
  • Previous plans for a factory at the ironworks - submitted by a different company - proved controversial among residents.
  • Before the Civil War, leased and directly owned African-American slaves worked in southern textile factories, ironworks, tobacco-processing plants, and lumber and grain mills.
  • The ironworks at Tannehill were a major southern producer of pig iron prior to the outbreak of the Civil War.

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