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n. Any portion of space regarded as measured off or distinct from all other space, or appropriated to some definite object or use; position; ground; site; spot; rarely, unbounded space. A broad way in a city; an open space; an area; a court or short part of a street open only at one end. A position which is occupied and held; a dwelling; a mansion; a village, town, or city; a fortified town or post; a stronghold; a region or country. Rank; degree; grade; order of priority, advancement, dignity, or importance; especially, social rank or position; condition; also, official station; occupation; calling. Vacated or relinquished space; room; stead (the departure or removal of another being or thing being implied). A definite position or passage of a document. Ordinal relation; position in the order of proceeding; as, he said in the first place.


 - Reception; effect; - implying the making room for. (Astron.) Position in the heavens, as of a heavenly body; - usually defined by its right ascension and declination, or by its latitude and longitude.


 - Place of arms (Mil.), a place calculated for the rendezvous of men in arms, etc., as a ...

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