Definition of ironworks noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈaɪənwɜːks//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈaɪərnwɜːrks//
(pl. ironworks)[countable + singular or plural verb] Manufacturing
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a factory where iron is obtained from ore (= rock containing metal), or where heavy iron goods are made See related entries: Manufacturing
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: ironworks