American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The act or process of locating.
- n. A place where something is or could be located; a site.
- n. A site away from a studio at which part or all of a movie is shot: filming a Western on location in the Mexican desert.
- n. A tract of land that has been surveyed and marked off.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of placing or settling: as, the location of settlers in a new country.
- n. Situation with respect to place; place.
- n. The act of fixing by survey, or otherwise determining, the site or bounds of a piece or tract of land (as under a claim for a specified quantity of public land), laying out the line of a railroad or canal, or the like.
- n. That which is located; a tract of land with boundaries designated or marked out.
- n. In civil law, a leasing on rent.
- n. An intuitive perception of distance and direction.
- n. A particular point or place in physical space.
- n. An act of locating.
- n. South Africa An apartheid-era urban area populated by non-white people; township.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The act or process of locating.
- n. Situation; place; locality.
- n. U.S. That which is located; a tract of land designated in place.
- n. (Civil Law) A leasing on rent.
- n. (Scots Law) A contract for the use of a thing, or service of a person, for hire.
- n. (Amer. Law) The marking out of the boundaries, or identifying the place or site of, a piece of land, according to the description given in an entry, plan, map, etc.
- n. a point or extent in space
- n. the act of putting something in a certain place
- n. a workplace away from a studio at which some or all of a movie may be made
- n. a determination of the place where something is
- From Latin locatio ("a placing"), from locare ("to place, put, set, let"), from locus ("a place"). (Wiktionary)
- Latin locātiō, locātiōn-, a placing, from locātus, past participle of locāre, to place; see locate. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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