Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
- materials dug out
- a place where digging or mining, esp. gold mining, is done
- place, or locality
- one's lodging or quarters
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- An excavation site, as for digging or mining ore, metals, or precious stones.
- Materials that have been excavated.
- Chiefly British Rooms; lodgings.