salt mine

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Noun1.Salt mine - a mine where salt is dugsalt mine - a mine where salt is dug    
mine - excavation in the earth from which ores and minerals are extracted
2.Salt mine - a job involving drudgery and confinementsalt mine - a job involving drudgery and confinement
job, line of work, occupation, business, line - the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money; "he's not in my line of business"
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In this he failed, but Alexis was sent a convict to Siberia, where now, at this moment, he works in a salt mine.
His relatives, failing to understand that a question of sentiment was involved in this proceeding, appealed to hard facts, and reminded him that there were no salt mines in the neighborhood.
The seventh year his schooner was seized in Bering Sea by a Russian cruiser, and all hands, so the talk went, were slammed into the Siberian salt mines.
An' there's Smoke, the black little devil--didn't the Roosians have him for three years in the salt mines of Siberia, for poachin' on Copper Island, which is a Roosian preserve?
Contract award notice: "supply of metallurgical products and mechanical services for the wieliczka salt mine sa"
On either side of the road are lakes known as flashes that were formed when a salt mine collapsed in 1928.
Khewra Salt mine having total length of 300 km, width from 8 to 30 km and height from 2200ft to 4990ft, has also been called the 'Natural Museum on the Earth'.
Kissner owns and operates a rock salt mine located in Detroit, Michigan, which began operations over 100 years ago.
They will be seen doing this to test if they can survive a dark-matter research expedition in a salt mine.
Cementation Canada will be on familiar turf later this year as the North Bay mine builder has landed a major contract to rehabilitate the shafts at a Goderich salt mine.
KARAK -- Two miners working in a salt mine of Bahaderkhel seriously injured due to sliding inside the mine and later both the injured workers succumbed to their injuries here on Tuesday.