Definition of locum
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LEM
locum, locī
noun (n., 2nd declension)
  1. [plural] places connected, a region
Abbreviations
locus ī, m (plur. loci, single places; loca, n, places connected, a region), a place, spot: coacto in unum locum exercitu, Cs.: locorum situm nosse, L.: Romae per omnīs locos, S.: loci communes, public places, parks: de loco superiore dicere, i. e. from the judicial bench: Celsior ipse loco (i. e. celsiore loco), O.: et ex superiore et ex aequo loco sermones habiti, i. e. orations and conversations: ex inferiore loco, i. e. before a judge: primus aedium, a dwelling on the ground-floor, N.

—An appointed place, station, post, position: loco movere, drive from a post, T.: loco deicere, H.: loco cedere, give way, S.: legio locum non tenuit, Cs.: loca senatoria secernere a populo, L.: loca iussa tenere, V.

—Place, room: ut locus in foro daretur amicis: locum sibi fecit, O.: non erat his locus, right place, H.

—A lodging, quarters: locus inde lautiaque legatis praeberi iussa, L.

—A place, spot, locality, region, country: non hoc ut oppido praeposui, sed ut loco: est locus, Hesperiam dicunt, V.: locos tenere, L.: occupare, S.: venisse in illa loca: ea loca incolere, that region, Cs.

—Fig., place, position, degree, rank, order, office: summo loco natus, Cs.: infimo loco natus: legationis princeps locus, head, Cs.: tua dignitas suum locum obtinebit: voluptatem nullo loco numerat: qui locum tenuit virtute secundum, V.: de locis contendere, i. e. precedence, Cs.: signiferos loco movit, degraded, Cs.: duo consularia loca, L.: omnia loca obtinuere, ne cui plebeio aditus esset, L.

—Place, position, situation, condition, relation, state: in eum iam res rediit locum, ut, etc., T.: Peiore res loco non potis est esse, T.: Quo res summa loco? In what state? V.: missis nuntiis, quo loco res essent, L.: primo loco, first in order, Iu.: se (eos) eodem loco quo Helvetios habiturum, would treat as, etc., Cs.: parentis loco esse: reliquos obsidum loco ducere, Cs.: criminis loco esse, quod vivam, serves for: in uxoris loco habere, T.: in liberūm loco esse: se in hostium habiturum loco, qui, etc., Cs.: nescire quo loci esset, in what condition: erat causa in eo iam loci, ut, etc., in such a condition.

—A topic, matter, subject, point, head, division: tractat locos ab Aristotele ante tractatos: hic locus, de naturā usuque verborum: ex quattuor locis in quos divisimus, etc.: locos quosdam transferam, shall make some extracts: speciosa locis Fabula, quotable passages, H.: loca iam recitata, H.

—In rhet.: loci communes, passages of a general import (see communis).

—Of time: interea loci, meanwhile, T.: postea loci, afterwards, S.: ad id locorum, till then, S.

—In abl, at the right time, seasonably, appropriately, suitably: posuisti loco versūs: et properare loco et cessare, H.: Dulce est desipere in loco, H.

— A fitting place, room, opportunity, cause, occasion, place, time: et cognoscendi et ignoscendi dabitur peccati locus, T.: probandae virtutis, Cs.: aliquid loci rationi dedisses: Interpellandi locus hic erat, H.: nec vero hic locus est, ut, etc., the proper occasion: Est locus in volnus, room for injury, O.: meritis vacat hic tibi locus, opportunity for services, V.: in poetis non Homero soli locus est aut Archilocho, etc.: vita turpis ne morti quidem honestae locum relinquit, i. e. renders impossible: resecandae libidinis: si est nunc ullus gaudendi locus.
 
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