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Definition of "coal-mining" [coal-mining]

  • Pertaining to mining for coal; engaged in or connected with mining coal: as, the coal-mining districts; the coal-mining interests.

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "coal-mining" in a sentence
  • "Merryweather was a coal-mining town, and, it being Sunday, it was reasonable to expect the men to be in town."
  • "Thatcher might have argued that British coal-mining was no longer financial viable (I don ` t know the facts on that one)."
  • "The settlement comes amid a brewing battle between the Obama administration and the coal-mining industry over controversial mountaintop-removal mining, which involves blasting off mountain tops to get the coal beneath."
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