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Verb: surface mine (surface mined,surface mining,surface mines)
  1. (mining) extract (ore) from a strip-mine
    - strip mine, surface-mine

Derived forms: surface mined, surface mines, surface-mining, surface-mined, surface-mines

Type of: mine

Encyclopedia: Surface mine