Definitions

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  • v. (anthropology) to settle a nomadic population through sedentism

Etymologies

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back-formed from sedentarization

Examples

  • Changes to settlement patterns and to the ecological relations between humans and animals often arise from government attempts to introduce new economic activities or to "sedentarize" indigenous peoples.

    Responding to climate change in the Arctic

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