locate, verb transitive

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EnglishShow more Special sense of general English locate to establish oneself in a place, to settle.
obs.
Usually passive. Of persons: to be placed in or on a location (sense 1 a and 2); to be allocated land in a location.
1846 Natal Witness 10 Apr. 1At present the natives are located — according to their own choice of land — they grow more than sufficient for their own consumption.
1875 D. Leslie Among Zulus 306These natives are located i.e., portions of the land of Natal are laid off for occupation by them.
to be placed in or on a location (1 a and 2); to be allocated land in a location.

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