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A site that is being or has been excavated
“The undercarriage struck soil that had been piled up from a ditch excavation and flipped the aircraft.”
The action of excavating something, especially an archaeological site
“The sites around West Drayton and Acton will see new excavation to address problems of their dating.”
The act of excavating, or of making hollow, by cutting, scooping, or digging out a part of a solid mass
A sunken place or hollow on a surface
Ditch, channel dug in earth
An excavation in the earth for extracting coal or other minerals
Study of the physical remains of ancient cultures or eras
A hole or tunnel dug by a small animal, especially a rabbit, as a dwelling
The floor of a building which is partly or entirely below ground level
A room or set of rooms in a private house or a block used as a separate dwelling place
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