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noun as in second


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Really I had the money, but I just had to spend it in buying the cabin and land that was the only entrance to the placer bed.

Since 1899 placer mining has increased considerably, although the greater part of the return has been from lode mining.

Mining claims are of two classes: lode or quartz claims, and placer claims.

Still lower down we came, on the following day, to a third placer, situated where the valley contracts to a trough.

Elles tendent placer nos troupes dans un dispositif leur permettant de prendre l'offensive dans un dlai assez rapproch.

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On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to placer, such as: double, runner-up, assistant, backer, exponent, and helper.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.