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Definitions of excavate:
  • verb:   lay bare through digging
    Example: "Schliemann excavated Troy"
  • verb:   remove the inner part or the core of
    Example: "The mining company wants to excavate the hillsite"
  • verb:   form by hollowing
    Example: "Carnegie had a lake excavated for Princeton University's rowing team"
  • verb:   find by digging in the ground

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