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English noun: locus

1. locus (location) the scene of any event or action (especially the place of a meeting)

Synonymslocale, venue

Broader (hypernym)scene

2. locus (location) the specific site of a particular gene on its chromosome

Broader (hypernym)site, situation

3. locus (group) the set of all points or lines that satisfy or are determined by specific conditions

SamplesThe locus of points equidistant from a given point is a circle.

Broader (hypernym)set

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