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To collect a census.
Latin cēnsus registration of citizens from cēnsēre to assess kens- in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Latin census, from cēnseō. See censor.
The estimated total at a census taken in 1901 was only 2000.
The census of 1897 revealed in several provinces a remarkably low proportion of men to women.
These were the figures at the date of the census.
According to the first national census of 1869 the population was 1,830,214.
The census of 1890 increased the total.
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