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Dictionary Definition

location

Noun

1 a point or extent in space
2 the act of putting something in a certain place or location [syn: placement, locating, position, positioning, emplacement]
3 a determination of the location of something; "he got a good fix on the target" [syn: localization, localisation, locating, fix]

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English

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. A particular place in physical space.

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Translations

place

French

Pronunciation

  • lang=fr|/lɔ.ka.sjɔ̃/
  • SAMPA: /lO.ka.sjO~/

Etymology

From locatio < locatum < locare (verb).

Noun

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Extensive Definition

Location may refer to:

See also

location in Japanese: ロケーション

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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