locative

noun
loc·a·tive | \ˈlä-kə-tiv \

Definition of locative 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: the locative case also : a word in that case

locative

adjective

Definition of locative (Entry 2 of 2)

: of or being a grammatical case that denotes place or the place where or wherein

First Known Use of locative

Noun

1804, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

1778, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for locative

Noun

Latin locus + English -ative (as in vocative)

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