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  1. sedentism(Noun)

    a transitioning process that sees a nomadic population being placed into more permanent registrable settlements.

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  1. Sedentism

    In evolutionary anthropology and archaeology, sedentism, is a term applied to the transition from nomadic lifestyle to a society which remains in one place permanently. Essentially, sedentism means living in groups permanently in one place.

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