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Definition of mine noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    mine

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//maɪn//
     
     
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  1. 1a deep hole or holes under the ground where minerals such as coal, gold, etc. are dug a copper/diamond mine see also coal mine, gold mine, mining compare , quarry
  2. 2 a type of bomb that is hidden under the ground or in the ocean and that explodes when someone or something touches it see also land mine
  3. Idioms
    a mine of information (about/on somebody/something)
     
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    a person, book, etc. that can give you a lot of information on a particular subject
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: mine