Location meaning

lō-kā'shən
A place where something is or could be located; a site.
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The identification of one's current physical location on the planet. Turning Location on in a phone or tablet activates the GPS radio in the device. See location app and GPS.
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A tract of land that has been surveyed and marked off.
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A locating or being located.
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Position in space; place where a factory, house, etc. is or is to be; situation.
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An area marked off or designated for a specific purpose.
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An outdoor set or setting, away from the studio, where scenes are filmed.
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A particular point or place in physical space.
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An act of locating.
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(South Africa) An apartheid-era urban area populated by non-white people; township.
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The definition of a location is the place where something is or where something is occurring.

An example of location is the train station.

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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.

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The act or process of locating.

Location of the lost hikers took two days.

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Origin of location

  • Latin locātiō locātiōn- a placing from locātus past participle of locāre to place locate
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Latin locatio (“a placing"), from locare (“to place, put, set, let"), from locus (“a place").
    From Wiktionary