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QUARRY. A place whence stones are dug for the purpose of being employed in building, making roads, and the like.
     2. When a farm is let with an open quarry, the tenant may, when not restrained by his contract, take out the stone, but he has no right to open new quarries. Vide Mines. Waste.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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According to police, Nishthur had gone swimming in the stone quarry along with his friends.
It is a former stone quarry (Steinbruch in German) where interesting rock shelters, the so called Turkish wells, are hidden.The original purpose of these shelters is unknown but they probably served as provisional dwellings for the poor in the 19th and 20th centuries.
A team from the Bamberg Museum of Natural History made the find in a stone quarry in nearby Wattendorf.
Rogers Group had been planning to build a stone quarry in Americus.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- The terrorist Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) has released three stone quarry workers who were abducted by the group last month in the Tatvan district of Bitlis province.