Lo*ca"tion (?), n. [L. locatio,
1. The act or process of locating.
2. Situation; place; locality.
3. That which is located; a tract of land
designated in place. [U.S.]
4. (Law) (a) (Civil
Law) A leasing on rent. (b) (Scots
Law) A contract for the use of a thing, or service of a
person, for hire. Wharton. (c) (Amer.
Law) 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. Burrill. Bouvier.