Definition of location
1a : a position or site occupied or available for occupancy or marked by some distinguishing feature : situation Much of the charm of the house is in its location.b (1) : a tract of land designated for a purpose the location for a mining claim (2) Australia : farm, stationc : a place outside a motion-picture studio where a picture or part of it is filmed —usually used in the phrase on location Parts of the movie were filmed on location in the desert.
2 : the act or process of locating Fog made the location of the harbor difficult.
3 : the placement of baseball pitches in a particular area of the strike zone; also : the ability to control the placement of pitches
locationalplay \lō-ˈkā-shnəl, -shə-nəl\ adjective
Examples of location in a Sentence
This is a lovely location for a house.
The store has a new location.
The company is moving its factory to a different location.
Radar established the precise location of the aircraft.
All of his movies feature lavish sets and exotic locations.
The picture was filmed on location in the desert.
Fog made location of the harbor difficult.
Recent Examples of location from the Web
He and the drivers use an app that allows them be plugged into a group email or text through which Hamik directs the drivers to pickup locations.
Speaking of which, Manhattanites, don’t let the hotel’s location deter you.
WHAT: This year’s Marina Del Rey fireworks display features synchronized music in two locations—Burton Chace Park and Fisherman’s Village.
By 2020, the company expects to get only 20 percent of revenue from retail locations, down from about 40 percent now.
In the deal, Amazon would also have access to 400 Whole Foods locations, giving Bezos hundreds of potential delivery hubs in the same upscale markets in which Blue Apron is trying to establish a foothold.
One of its locations, in Irvine, California, has received a head-to-toe Hello Kitty makeover, with cartoons and pink all over the shop.
Bryant now offers grapes, pineapple and strawberries, selling to 21 stores — including 14 Sharks Fish & Chicken locations that came aboard in November — in Chicago, Dolton, Harvey, Matteson and Maywood.
Highs make the upper 70s in the coolest spots north and west, to the low-and-mid 80s in warm locations like downtown.
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First Known Use of location
LOCATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of location for English Language Learners
: 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
LOCATION Defined for Kids
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