Meaning of EXCAVATION in English

EXCAVATION

n. 25B6; noun

the excavation of a grave : UNEARTHING, digging up; disinterment, exhumation.

the excavation of a moat : DIGGING, hollowing out, boring, channelling.

implements found in the excavations : HOLE, pit, trench, trough; archaeological site.

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