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resettle

verb
     
Related topics: Geography
re‧set‧tle
1 [intransitive and transitive]SG to go to live in a new country or area, or to help people do this:
The tribesmen were forcibly resettled by the government.
2 [transitive]SG to start using an area again as a place to live:
The area was resettled in the latter half of the century.
resettlement noun [uncountable]

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