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LO'CATE, verb transitive [Latin loco, locatus.]

1. To place; to set in a particular spot or position.

2. To select, survey and settle the bounds of a particular tract of land; or to designate a portion of land by limits; as, to locate a tract of a hundred acres in a particular township.

3. To designate and determine the place of; as, a committee was appointed to locate a church or a court house.