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    NewHopeR is offline Senior Member
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    Default Fail to get the meaning "Miner's lady stranger to blue water"

    Please rewrite it in a normal grammatical order:

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    Country roads take me home
    To the place I belong
    West Virginia mountain momma
    Take me home country roads
    All my memories gather round her
    Miner's lady stranger to blue water
    Dark and dusty painted on the sky
    Misty taste of moonshine teardrops in my eyes

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    Default Re: Fail to get the meaning "Miner's lady stranger to blue water"

    West Virginia is a place where coal mining is a major industry. It is also landlocked.

    Hence, the state is personified as the "lady" of a miner and a stranger to blue water (i.e. the ocean).

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    Default Re: Fail to get the meaning "Miner's lady stranger to blue water"

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    West Virginia is a place where coal mining is a major industry. It is also landlocked.

    Hence, the state is personified as the "lady" of a miner and a stranger to blue water (i.e. the ocean).
    Thank you! Often wondered about that.

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    Default Re: Fail to get the meaning "Miner's lady stranger to blue water"

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    West Virginia is a place where coal mining is a major industry. It is also landlocked.

    Hence, the state is personified as the "lady" of a miner and a stranger to blue water (i.e. the ocean).
    Hi, SoothingDave

    Does "lady" here has the sense of "wife"?

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    Default Re: Fail to get the meaning "Miner's lady stranger to blue water"

    Yes, though "lady" is a better word than "wife."

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    Default Re: Fail to get the meaning "Miner's lady stranger to blue water"

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    Yes, though "lady" is a better word than "wife."
    Thank you, SoothingDave.

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