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iron ore Syllabification: i·ron ore
Pronunciation: /ˈī(ə)rn ô(ə)r/

Definition of iron ore in English:


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.
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