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6 definitions found
 for location
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Location \Lo*ca"tion\, n. [L. locatio, fr. locare.]
     1. The act or process of locating.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Situation; place; locality. --Locke.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. That which is located; a tract of land designated in
        place. [U.S.]
        [1913 Webster]
  
     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.
            [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  location
      n 1: a point or extent in space
      2: the act of putting something in a certain place [syn:
         placement, location, locating, position,
         positioning, emplacement]
      3: a determination of the place where something is; "he got a
         good fix on the target" [syn: localization, localisation,
         location, locating, fix]
      4: a workplace away from a studio at which some or all of a
         movie may be made; "they shot the film on location in Nevada"
         [ant: studio]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  133 Moby Thesaurus words for "location":
     allocation, arable land, assignment, barnyard, barton, bearings,
     bringing to light, case, casual discovery, catching, cattle ranch,
     chance discovery, chicken farm, circumstance, collective farm,
     collocation, condition, cotton plantation, croft, dairy farm,
     demesne, demesne farm, deployment, deposit, deposition, detection,
     determination, determining, disclosure, discovery, disposition,
     distinguishment, dry farm, dude ranch, emplacement, espial, estate,
     excavation, exhumation, exposure, factory farm, fallow, farm,
     farmery, farmhold, farmland, farmplace, farmstead, farmyard, find,
     finding, finding out, fix, footing, fruit farm, fur farm,
     grain farm, grange, grassland, hacienda, homecroft, homefarm,
     homestead, invention, jam, kibbutz, kolkhoz, lading, loading,
     locale, localization, locating, locus, lot, lucky strike, mains,
     manor farm, modality, mode, orchard, packing, pass, pasture, pen,
     pickle, pinpointing, place, placement, placing, plantation, plight,
     point, position, positioning, posting, posture, poultry farm,
     predicament, putting, ranch, rancheria, rancho, rank, recognition,
     rediscovery, reposition, revelation, serendipity, setting,
     sheep farm, site, situation, spot, spotting, standing, state,
     station, stationing, status, steading, stock farm, storage,
     stowage, strike, toft, tracking down, treasure trove, trouvaille,
     trove, truck farm, uncovering, unearthing, where
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  memory location
  location
  
      A byte, word or other small unit of storage
     space in a computer's main memory that is identified by its
     starting address (and size).
  
     (1999-04-19)
  

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  LOCATION, contracts. A contract by which the temporary use of a subject, or 
  the work or service of a person, is given for an ascertained hire. 1 Bell's 
  Com. B. 2, pt. 3, c. 2, s. 4, art. 2, Sec. 1, page 255. Vide Bailment; Hire. 
  
  

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  LOCATION, estates. Among surveyors, who are authorized by public authority 
  to lay out lands by a particular warrant, the act of selecting the land 
  designated in the warrant and surveying it, is called its location. In 
  Pennsylvania, it is an application made by any person for land, in the 
  office of the secretary of the late land office of Pennsylvania, and entered 
  in the books of said office, numbered and sent to the surveyor general's 
  office. Act June 25, 1781, Sec. 2, 2 Sm. Laws, 7. 
  
  

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