noun lo·ca·tion \lō-ˈkā-shən\

: a place or position

: a place outside a studio where a movie is filmed

: the act of finding where something or someone is : the act of locating something or someone

Full Definition of LOCATION

a :  a position or site occupied or available for occupancy or marked by some distinguishing feature :  situation
b (1) :  a tract of land designated for a purpose
(2) Australian :  farm, station
c :  a place outside a motion-picture studio where a picture or part of it is filmed —usually used in the phrase on location
:  the act or process of locating
:  the placement of baseball pitches in a particular area of the strike zone; also :  the ability to control the placement of pitches
lo·ca·tion·al \-shnəl, -shə-nəl\ adjective
lo·ca·tion·al·ly adverb

Examples of LOCATION

  1. This is a lovely location for a house.
  2. The store has a new location.
  3. The company is moving its factory to a different location.
  4. Radar established the precise location of the aircraft.
  5. All of his movies feature lavish sets and exotic locations.
  6. The picture was filmed on location in the desert.
  7. Fog made location of the harbor difficult.

First Known Use of LOCATION

LOCATIONAL Defined for Kids


noun lo·ca·tion \lō-ˈkā-shən\

Definition of LOCATION for Kids

:  the act or process of establishing in or finding a particular place <Fog made location of the ship difficult.>
:  1place 5, position


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