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ore



Pronunciation: (ôr, ōr), [key]
n.
1. a metal-bearing mineral or rock, or a native metal, that can be mined at a profit.
2. a mineral or natural product serving as a source of some nonmetallic substance, as sulfur.

ö•re



Pronunciation: (œ'ru), [key]
n.,
pl. ö•re.

1. a bronze coin of Norway, the 100th part of a krone.
2. a zinc or bronze coin of Denmark, the 100th part of a krone.
3. a bronze coin of Sweden, the 100th part of a krona.
4. a fractional currency of the Faeroe Islands, the 100th part of a krona. Also,ø•re(
œ'
ru) (for defs. 1, 2).

Ore.




Oregon.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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