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plural noun Geology.

coal-bearing strata.
(initial capital letters) in Europe, a portion of the Carboniferous System, characterized by widespread coal deposits.

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Origin of coal measures

First recorded in 1655–65
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Coal Measures

pl n the Coal Measures

a series of coal-bearing rocks formed in the upper Carboniferous period; the uppermost series of the Carboniferous system
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