sábado, 19 de febrero de 2011

Location: etymology

location Look up location at Dictionary.com
"position, place," 1590s, see locate (v.); Hollywood sense of "place outside a film studio where a scene is filmed" is from 1914.

locate (v.) Look up locate at Dictionary.com
1650s, "to establish oneself in a place, settle," from L. locatus, pp. of locare "to place," from locus "a place" (see locus). Sense of "mark the limits of a place" (especially a land grant) is attested from 1739 in Amer.Eng.; this developed to "establish (something) in a place" (1807) and "to find out the place of" (1882, Amer.Eng.). Related: Located; locating.

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