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coal mine

Syllabification: coal mine

Definition of coal mine in English:

noun

An excavation in the earth for extracting coal.
Example sentences
  • France closed its last coal mine in 2004.
  • In addition to working in the Yorkshire mills, many Scotsmen found employment in nearby coal mines, where their dogs were welcome as exterminators.
  • The wind turbine will replace both the coal mine and the oil well.

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