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Dictionary definition for: Excavate

1. (v) lay bare through digging; "Schliemann excavated Troy"

2. (v) find by digging in the ground; "I dug up an old box in the garden"

3. (v) form by hollowing; "Carnegie had a lake excavated for Princeton University''s rowing team" "excavate a cavity"

4. (v) remove the inner part or the core of; "the mining company wants to excavate the hillsite"

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