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oil field

noun
1.
an area in which there are large deposits of oil.
Origin of oil field
1890-1895
1890-95
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oilfield

/ˈɔɪlˌfiːld/
noun
1.
an area containing reserves of petroleum, esp one that is already being exploited
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oilfield in Science
oil field  
An area with reserves of recoverable petroleum, especially one with several oil-producing wells.
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