located

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Pee-wee wondered who Kelly was and where his barn was located.

Darewell was located on the Still river, not far from Lake Erie.

He felt along it, located the desk he sought for and scoured through it.

Frantically I scrambled in the dark till I located the batteries.

At dawn on August 17, 1914, the Serbians located the Austrians.

They were located there, and there they intended to remain like blocks of wood.

I am positive that the force which is doing the work is located on the earth itself.

Is there any doubt, after what has been said, that he is to be located in one of the divisions of children's play?

I located it by accident—that is, in a way, it was an accident; of course, we had been searching for some time.

It was a joke, of course, but just where the point of the joke was located she was not sure.

WORD ORIGIN

1650s, "to establish oneself in a place, settle," from Latin locatus, past participle of locare "to place, put, set, dispose, arrange," from locus "a place" (see locus). Sense of "mark the limits of a place" (especially a land grant) is attested from 1739 in American English; this developed to "establish (something) in a place" (1807) and "to find out the place of" (1882, American English). Related: Located; locating.

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