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  • n. Any mine used for the extraction of salt.
  • n. Any laborious work, especially in a confined space.

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  • adj. a mine where rock salt is obtained.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a mine where salt is dug
  • n. a job involving drudgery and confinement

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