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[Latin, Place; place where a thing is performed or done.]
For example, the locus delicti is the place where an accident or crime occurred.
(low-cuss) n. Latin for "place," it means "place which" this or that occurred.
locusnoun bailiwick, demesne, emplacement, ground, locale, locality, location, place, position, region, site, situs, territory
Foreign phrases: Locus crontractus, locus criminis.The place of the crime. Locus delecti. The place of the offense. Locus partitus. A place divided. Locus reisitae. A place where something is situated.
See also: address, circuit, locality, location, position, post, purview, region, scene, scope, section, situation, situs, space, vicinity
locus‘place’ or ‘area’.
LOCUS. The place where a thing is done.