early 15c., situaten, "to place in a particular state or condition, give a site or position to," from Medieval Latin situatus, past participle of situare "to place, locate," from Latin situs "a place, position" (from PIE root *tkei- "to settle, dwell, be home"). Related: Situated; situating.
"placed, located," with reference to surroundings, 1520s, now obsolete (replaced by situated), adjective from Late Latin situatus, past participle of situare "to place, locate" (see situate (v.)).
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