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coal mine

noun
1.
a mine or pit from which coal is obtained.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15
Related forms
coal miner, noun
coal mining, noun
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  • The fossil snake bones were found in an open-pit coal mine, along with its prey, which included turtles and crocodiles.
  • In addition there have been many lives lost due to coal mine explosions, collapses and other energy accidents.
  • coal mine accidents grab the major headlines, and ravages of the land are visible and dramatic.
  • See pictures of a coal mine's attempt to clean up its image.
  • There are two main types of coal mine explosions: methane explosions and coal dust explosions.

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