Definitions for Locationloʊˈkeɪ ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

lo•ca•tionloʊˈkeɪ ʃən(n.)

  1. a place or situation occupied.

  2. a place of settlement, activity, or residence:

    a good location for a young doctor.

  3. a tract of land of designated situation or limits:

    a mining location.

  4. a site outside a movie studio used for shooting all or part of a film.

    Category: Showbiz

  5. the act of locating or state of being located.

Idioms for location:

  1. on location,engaged in filming at a place away from the studio, esp. one that is or is like the setting of the screenplay:

    on location in Rome.

    Category: Idiom, Showbiz

Origin of location:

1585–95; < L


Princeton's WordNet

  1. location(noun)

    a point or extent in space

  2. placement, location, locating, position, positioning, emplacement(noun)

    the act of putting something in a certain place

  3. localization, localisation, location, locating, fix(noun)

    a determination of the place where something is

    "he got a good fix on the target"

  4. location(noun)

    a workplace away from a studio at which some or all of a movie may be made

    "they shot the film on location in Nevada"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. location(noun)ʊˈkeɪ ʃən

    a position

    What is your current location?

  2. locationʊˈkeɪ ʃən

    a place not in a studio where a movie, TV show, etc. is filmed

    We interviewed the star on location in Thailand.


  1. location(Noun)

    A particular point or place in physical space.

  2. location(Noun)

    An act of locating.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Location(noun)

    the act or process of locating

  2. Location(noun)

    situation; place; locality

  3. Location(noun)

    that which is located; a tract of land designated in place

  4. Location(noun)

    a leasing on rent

  5. Location(noun)

    a contract for the use of a thing, or service of a person, for hire

  6. Location(noun)

    the marking out of the boundaries, or identifying the place or site of, a piece of land, according to the description given in an entry, plan, map, etc


  1. Location

    The terms location and place in geography are used to notice and or identify a point or an area on the Earth's surface or elsewhere. The term 'location' generally implies a higher degree of certainty than "place" which often has an ambiguous boundary relying more on human/social attributes of place identity and sense of place than on geometry.


  1. Location

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Location' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2600

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Location' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2453

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Location' in Nouns Frequency: #849

Anagrams of Location

  1. colation

Translations for Location

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position or situation.

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