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1. a place; a specific area; a position of locality, especially a centre of activity or the scene of a crime.
2. Mathematics: the set of all points whose coordinates satisfy a given equation or condition.
3. Genetics: a ixed position on a chromosome that may be occupied by one or more genes.
Etymology: Latin locus, from Old Latin stlocus from Proto-Indo-European *stel-, “to put, place, locate”.