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locate

[′lō‚kāt]
(mining engineering)
To mark out the boundaries of a mining claim and establish the right of possession.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Then ten thousand miles away and three decades after my grandmother's death, in a house not by the Pamba River as hers was, but here, close to the river Hudson, I bent close to the English dictionary to try to make out the words in front of me: dislocation: to put out of place; locare: to place; locus, place.
O magnam parentum insciriam qui Ennii salutare consilium non intelligant qui filiam suam locare maluit viro qui pecunia egeat quam pecuniae quae viro indigeret."