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colliery
American English: /ˈkɑljəri/
British English: /ˈkɒlɪəri/

Translation of colliery in Spanish:

noun plural -ries

  • mina (feminine) de carbón
    Example sentences
    • A breath of hope came in 1994 when UK Coal's predecessor RJB Mining, bought 21 collieries from British Coal, including many in this region.
    • Planning permission already exists for parts of the colliery where coal has been extracted, although these permissions are due to run out this year.
    • But unlike in England, where UK Coal owns 13 of the 14 remaining collieries, Scottish Coal had no way of juggling output when Longannet hit production problems.

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    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.