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κατοικ-έω ,
A.settle in, colonize, “πόλινHdt.7.164; “γῆνE.Med.10; τοῖς κατοικεῖν ἐθέλουσι τὰν πόλιν Decr.Byz. ap. D.18.91: generally, inhabit, “τόπουςS.Ph.40; “τὴν ἈσίανSIG557.17 (Magn. Mae., iii B.C.), etc.:— Pass., to be dwelt in or inhabited, opp. κατοικίζομαι (to be just founded), Arist.Pol.1266b2.
2. abs., settle, dwell, “ζητοῦσα . . ποῦ κατοικοίηςS.OC362; “ἵνα χρὴ κατοικεῖνAr.Av.153; ἐν δόμοις, ἐν ἄστεσι, E.Hel. 1651, Pl.Lg.666e, etc.; “αὐτόθιTh.3.34; “ἐν μοναρχίᾳIsoc.1.36; “ἐπὶ γῆςApoc.3.10; esp. of non-citizens, “Ἐφέσιοι καὶ οἱ -οῦντεςSIG352.4 (Ephesus, iv B.C.). cf. 633.67 (Milet., ii B.C.):—pf. and plpf. Pass., to have been planted or settled, “κατὰ κώμαςHdt.1.96, cf.2.102; κ.νῆσον, τὴν μεσόγειαν, Id.4.8, Th.1.120.
II. administer, govern, “οἱ τὰς πόλεις -οῦντεςPhld.Rh.2.225 S.:—more freq. in Pass., κατῴκηνται καλῶς, of Athens, S.OC1004; ὀρθῶς κ., of Sparta, Pl.Lg.683a.
III. intr. of cities, lie, be siluated, ἐν τοῖς πεδίοις ib.677c, cf. 682c: also c. acc. loci, τὰς τὴν Ἀσίαν κατοικούσας which are situated in . . , Isoc. 5.123.
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