[ strip-mahyn ]
/ ˈstrɪpˌmaɪn /
verb (used with or without object), strip-mined, strip-min·ing.
to excavate by open-cut methods.
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Origin of strip-mine
First recorded in 1925–30
Related formsstrip mine, noun
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