noun, plural col·lier·ies.
Origin of colliery
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Contemporary Examples of colliery
Benxihu, China (1942) To date, the Benxihu (Honkeiko) colliery was the site of the most lethal mining accidents on record.
After four days of rescue efforts, mine officials decided to seal off the colliery and end the search for lives and bodies.
Historical Examples of colliery
But he would not be put down by the bully of the colliery, and he fought him.
Her husband, she said, was not in the p. 130house at present, but she would send for him to the colliery.
He was away, it was believed in Durham, working at some colliery engine.The Vicar of Bullhampton
They were compelled to go to him by the rules of the colliery.Derrick Sterling
A few empty motor-cars of the colliery directors stood about.Old Junk
H. M. Tomlinson