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stannary

[stan-uh-ree] /ˈstæn ə ri/
noun, plural stannaries. British
1.
a tin-mining region or district.
2.
a place where tin is mined or smelted.
Origin
late Middle English
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English < Medieval Latin stannāria tin mine, equivalent to Late Latin stann(um) stannum + -āria -ary
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stannary

/ˈstænərɪ/
noun (pl) -ries
1.
a place or region where tin is mined or worked
Word Origin
C15: from Medieval Latin stannāria, from Late Latin: stannum, tin
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