Pronunciation: (dig'ingz for 1–3; dig'unz for 4), [key]
1. (usually used with a sing. v.) a place where digging is carried on.
2. (used with a pl. v.) a mining operation or locality.
3. (used with a pl. v.) something that is removed from an excavation.
4. (used with a pl. v.) Chiefly Brit. Informal.dig1 (def. 15).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.