Definition of Excavations

1. Noun. (plural of excavation) ¹



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Definition of Excavations

1. excavation [n] - See also: excavation

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Excavations

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excavatio disci
excavatio papillae
excavatio rectouterina
excavatio rectovesicalis
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excavation of optic disc
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Literary usage of Excavations

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1. Troy and Its Remains: A Narrative of Researches and Discoveries Made on the by Heinrich Schliemann (1875)
"Since the day before yesterday, I find on the whole extent of my excavations scarcely anything but large stones—sometimes hewn, sometimes unhewn—and some of ..."

2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"This kind of seal was common in Babylon, and, as excavations have shown, was in use in Palestine. From remotest antiquity Babylonia was distinguished for ..."

3. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1903)
"The extensive excavations which the French Government has been making in Delphi since 1892 are reported to be approaching completion. ..."

4. American Journal of Archaeology by Archaeological Institute of America (1886)
"The excavations undertaken upon the Akropolis, toward the end of the year just closed, ... The excavations have been carried to within fifteen paces of the ..."

5. Report of the Annual Meeting (1904)
"[A full description of the excavations and recent discoveries is given in the excursion handbook for the Southport meeting.] 7. The Roman Fort at Brough. ..."

6. Apollo: An Illustrated Manual of the History of Art Throughout the Ages by Salomon Reinach (1907)
"From the year 1870 onwards, Heinrich Schliemann, a German who had made a fortune in America, undertook a series of important excavations at Hissarlik, ..."

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