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ironworks

[ ahy-ern-wurks ]
/ ˈaɪ ərnˌwɜrks /
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noun, plural i·ron·works.(used with a singular or plural verb)

an establishment where iron is smelted or where it is cast or wrought.

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Origin of ironworks

1575–85; iron + works (in the sense “manufacturing establishment”)
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British Dictionary definitions for ironworks

ironworks
/ (ˈaɪənˌwɜːks) /

noun

(sometimes functioning as singular) a building in which iron is smelted, cast, or wrought
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