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v. lo·cat·ed, lo·cat·ing, lo·cates
1. To determine or specify the position or limits of: locate Albany on the map; managed to locate the site of the old artists' colony.
2. To find by searching, examining, or experimenting: locate the source of error.
3. To place at a certain location; station or situate: locate an agent in Rochester.
To become established; settle: new businesses that have located in town.
[Latin locāre, locāt-, to place, from locus, place.]
having a particular location
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|Adj.||1.||located - situated in a particular spot or position; "valuable centrally located urban land"; "strategically placed artillery"; "a house set on a hilltop"; "nicely situated on a quiet riverbank"|
settled - established in a desired position or place; not moving about; "nomads...absorbed among the settled people"; "settled areas"; "I don't feel entirely settled here"; "the advent of settled civilization"