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in-cŏlo , lŭi, 3 (post-class. collat. form incŏlo , āre:
I.paradisum incolare et custodire,Tert. Res. Carn. 26 fin.; whence incolatus), v. a. and n.
I. Lit. (for the simple colere), to cultivate (late Lat.): in his terris, quas incolunt (rusticani), Cod. Th. 13, 1, 3. —
II. Transf., to dwell or abide in a place, to inhabit (class.).
(α). Act. (only so in Cic.): “jam qui incolunt eas (sc. maritimas) urbes, etc.,Cic. Rep. 2, 4: “illam urbem,Cic. Verr. 2, 4, 10, § 21; id. Ac. 2, 45, 137: “Delum,Cic. Verr. 2, 1, 17, § 46: “illos lacus lucosque,id. ib. 2, 5, 72, § “188: eos agros,id. Rep. 2, 2: “eam partem terrae,id. ib. 1, 17; cf. “terras,id. N. D. 2, 16, 42: “illum locum,id. Rep. 6, 15 fin.: “quem locum,id. Tusc. 1, 6, 11: “ea loca,Caes. B. G. 2, 4, 2: “unam, aliam, tertiam partem Galliae,id. ib. 1, 1, 1: “Alpes,id. ib. 4, 10, 3 et saep.: “eamdem patriam,Liv. 4, 3, 3: “piscibus atque avibus ferisque, quae incolunt terras,id. 25, 12, 6: “secessum,Plin. Ep. 2, 17 fin.; cf.: “indulgens templa vetustis Incolere atque habitare deis,Sil. 14, 672.—In pass.: “e locis quoque ipsis, qui a quibusque incolebantur,Cic. Div. 1, 42, 93; 2, 44, 92. —
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