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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a workplace consisting of a coal mine plus all the buildings and equipment connected with it;
[syn: colliery, pit]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Colliery \Col"lier*y\, n.; pl. Collieries. [Cf. Coalery, Collier.] 1. The place where coal is dug; a coal mine, and the buildings, etc., belonging to it. [1913 Webster] 2. The coal trade. [Obs.] --Johnson. [1913 Webster]