coal field

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noun

an area containing significant coal deposits.

Nearby words

  1. coak,
  2. coal,
  3. coal ball,
  4. coal car,
  5. coal cutter,
  6. coal gas,
  7. coal heaver,
  8. coal hod,
  9. coal hole,
  10. coal measures

Origin of coal field

First recorded in 1805–15

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British Dictionary definitions for coalfield

coalfield

noun

an area rich in deposits of coal
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