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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Location  \Lo*ca"tion\,  n.  [L.  locatio,  fr  locare.] 
  1.  The  act  or  process  of  locating. 
  2.  Situation;  place  locality.  --Locke. 
  3.  That  which  is  located;  a  tract  of  land  designated  in 
  place  [U.S.] 
  4.  (Law) 
  a  (Civil  Law)  A  leasing  on  rent. 
  b  (Scots  Law)  A  contract  for  the  use  of  a  thing  or 
  service  of  a  person,  for  hire.  --Wharton. 
  c  (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  --Burrill.  Bouvier. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  a  point  or  extent  in  space 
  2:  the  act  of  putting  something  in  a  certain  place  or  location 
  [syn:  {locating},  {placement},  {position},  {positioning}, 
  {emplacement},  {situating}] 
  3:  a  determination  of  the  location  of  something  "he  got  a  good 
  fix  on  the  target"  [syn:  {localization},  {localisation},  {locating}, 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
  {memory  location} 

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