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    Default marcando territorio?!

    Please! I need help finding a way to say " marcar territorio" in English! If anyone has tthe answer for it, help me!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Default Re: marcando territorio?!

    Quote Originally Posted by danibeattie
    Please! I need help finding a way to say " marcar territorio" in English! If anyone has tthe answer for it, help me!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Are you talking about a tomcat spraying - marking his territory with scent?

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    Default Re: marcando territorio?!

    I don't mean an animal " marcando território". What I mean is someone putting fances around their land to "marcar o territorio". To show that that place is their property.

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    Default Re: marcando territorio?!

    Quote Originally Posted by danibeattie
    I don't mean an animal " marcando território". What I mean is someone putting fances around their land to "marcar o territorio". To show that that place is their property.
    Same concept. Depending on context you may use "settler" - the good guys who moved west and settled the land or "home staeder aka squatter (neg)" - the not so popular settlers who fenced their property in the South West thus starting range wars.

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    Default Re: marcando territorio?!

    If the land was previously unoccupied, we say 'stake your claim', from the settlers who started by putting stakes in the ground for their land, then did the fences.

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