Definition of location in English:


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  • 1A particular place or position.

    • ‘the property is set in a convenient location’
    position, place, situation, site, locality, locale, spot, whereabouts, point, placement
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    1. 1.1mass noun The action of placing or situating someone or something.
      • ‘the location of new housing beyond the existing built-up areas’
    2. 1.2A position or address in computer memory.
  • 2An actual place or natural setting in which a film or broadcast is made, as distinct from a simulation in a studio.

    • ‘the movie was filmed entirely on location’
  • 3(in Kenya) an administrative district forming a subdivision of a division.

    • ‘the new chief is a long-time resident of the location’



/lōˈkāSHən/ /loʊˈkeɪʃən/


Late 16th century from Latin locatio(n-), from the verb locare (see locate).