colliery


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col·lier·y

 (kŏl′yə-rē)
n. pl. col·lier·ies
A coal mine together with its physical plant and outbuildings.

colliery

(ˈkɒljərɪ)
n, pl -lieries
(Mining & Quarrying) chiefly Brit a coal mine

col•lier•y

(ˈkɒl yə ri)

n., pl. -lier•ies.
a coal mine, including all buildings and equipment.
[1625–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.colliery - a workplace consisting of a coal mine plus all the buildings and equipment connected with itcolliery - a workplace consisting of a coal mine plus all the buildings and equipment connected with it
coal mine, coalpit - a mine where coal is dug from the ground
mine - excavation in the earth from which ores and minerals are extracted
workplace, work - a place where work is done; "he arrived at work early today"
Translations
مَنْجَم فَحْممَنْجَم فَحْم حَجَري
uhelný důl
kulmine
hiilikaivos
ugljenokop
kolanáma
炭鉱
탄광
kolgruva
เหมืองถ่านหิน
kömür ocağımaden kömür ocağı
mỏ than

colliery

[ˈkɒlɪərɪ] N (Brit) → mina f de carbón

colliery

[ˈkɒljəri] n (British)mine f de charbon, houillère f

colliery

nGrube f, → Zeche f

colliery

[ˈkɒlɪərɪ] n (Brit) → miniera di carbone

collier

(ˈkoliə) noun
a person who works in a coalmine. Collier is another word for a coalminer.
ˈcollieryplural ˈcollieries noun
a coalmine.

colliery

مَنْجَم فَحْم uhelný důl kulmine Kohlengrube ανθρακωρυχείο mina de carbón hiilikaivos houillère ugljenokop miniera di carbone 炭鉱 탄광 kolenmijn kullgruve kopalnia mina de carvão угольная шахта kolgruva เหมืองถ่านหิน kömür ocağı mỏ than 煤矿
References in classic literature ?
A colliery," remarks Uncle, with a twinkle of the eye.
While many pits were sunk in the area, by the 1920s mining had been consolidated at Brick Kiln Colliery, later called Brereton Colliery, which closed in 1960.
It is the Tower-Fernhill Colliery, at the top of the Aberdare Valley.
Former miner Bob produced the artwork of South Tyneside's Westoe Brass Band performing as a cover for their soon to be released CD The Call of the Colliery.
Bob, 75, also agreed to allow the band, which has had to rely on fundraising and grants since the closure of Westoe Colliery in 1993, to sell prints of the painting at a local art studio and keep the proceeds.
THE four men who died in the 2011 Gleision Colliery tragedy will not be included on a new National Mining Memorial because only four miners were killed.
Ultimately, the artists' curiosity with and passion for mining landscapes is manifest in their work, and we hope that this will challenge our visitors' perceptions of Caphouse Colliery - which is now part of the National Coal Mining Museum - from the people who worked here to the history of mining in general.
october 1913: 438 died at Universal Colliery, Senghenydd, Caerphilly, in Britain's worst coal mining disaster during peak output era.
The black and white photograph, believed to have been taken in the 1930s, has been submitted to sponsors of the Birch Coppice Colliery Memorial website which highlights plans for a permanent tribute to hundreds of ex-North Warwickshire miners.
EX-MINERS from Flintshire are hoping to strike gold in the charts after joining up with some of the UK's best-known colliery bands for a new album.
I WONDER if your readers can help me with my hobby, which is collecting brass-embossed colliery lamp checks or tokens and tallies as they are sometimes called.