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Meaning of ore

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]
— 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.

Ore.

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. Oregon.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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