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geolocation

[jee-oh-loh-key-shuh n] /ˌdʒi oʊ loʊˈkeɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
the process of determining the location of an electronic device, as a computer, cell phone, satellite, etc.
2.
the actual location as determined by this process:
The website uses the IP address of your device to estimate your geolocation.
Origin of geolocation
2005-2010
2005-10; geo(graphical) + location
Related forms
geolocate, verb (used with object), geolocated, geolocating.
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