ad locum

adverb
ad lo·cum | \(ˈ)ad-ˈlō-kəm\

Definition of ad locum 

: to or at the place

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First Known Use of ad locum

1654, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ad locum

borrowed from Latin

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