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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.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.


(low-cuss) n. Latin for "place," it means "place which" this or that occurred.

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‘place’ or ‘area’.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006

LOCUS. The place where a thing is done.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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