noun, plural stannaries. British.
a tin-mining region or district.
a place where tin is mined or smelted.

1425–75; late Middle English < Medieval Latin stannāria tin mine, equivalent to Late Latin stann(um) stannum + -āria -ary Unabridged
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Stannaries (ˈstænərɪz)
the Stannaries a tin-mining district of Devon and Cornwall, formerly under the jurisdiction of special courts

stannary (ˈstænərɪ)
n , pl -ries
a place or region where tin is mined or worked
[C15: from Medieval Latin stannāria, from Late Latin: stannum, tin]

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