Definitions

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  • n. The identification of geographic location, as of an electronic device or an animal being tracked.
  • n. The latitude and longitude coordinates of a particular location. Term and definition standardized by ISO/IEC 19762-5:2008.

Etymologies

geo- +‎ location (Wiktionary)

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  • "The capability to detect and record where you and other people are located, and to use the information to enhance the desktop using an Internet-connected computer or device. Geolocation information can be obtained in a number of ways including data bout a user's IP address, MAC address, RFID, Wi-Fi connection location, or GPS coordinates." --Webopedia

    August 19, 2009