situs

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noun si·tus \ˈsī-təs\

Definition of situs

  1. :  the place where something exists or originates; specifically :  the place where something (such as a right) is held to be located in law

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Origin and Etymology of situs

Latin — more at site


Medical Dictionary

situs

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noun si·tus \ˈsīt-əs\

Medical Definition of situs

  1. :  the place where something exists or originates :  site situs of an inflammation


Law Dictionary

situs

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noun si·tus \ˈsī-təs, ˈsē-, -ˌtu̇s\

Legal Definition of situs

  1. :  a location that is or is held to be the site of something (as property or a crime or tort) and that commonly determines jurisdiction over it the situs of a conspiracy

Origin and Etymology of situs

Latin, position, site, from sinere to leave in place, allow


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