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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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 
 
  2.  The  coal  trade  [Obs.]  --Johnson. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  colliery 
  n  :  a  coal  mine  and  all  the  buildings  and  equipment  connected 
  with  it  [syn:  {pit}] 




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