2. Noun. incorrect specification of a location ¹
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Definition of Mislocation
1. [n -S]
Lexicographical Neighbors of Mislocation
Literary usage of Mislocation
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Late Supreme Court of the by T. M. Lalor, New York (State). Supreme Court, Nicholas Hill (1837)
"I do not perceive how the alleged mislocation can make any difference. All the parties interested in the pier must be presumed to have had a knowledge of ..."
2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"mislocation (mis-16-kâ'shon), я. [< mis-1 + location.] Misplacement. mislocation of words In the structure of a sentence. L. bacán. ..."
3. The British and Foreign Evangelical Review and Quarterly Record of Christian by James Oswald Dykes, James Stuart Candlish, Hugh Sinclair Paterson, Joseph Samuel Exell (1858)
"This passage evinces the mislocation of Gihon; for a wall built in this valley ... But besides this negative proof of its mislocation, the well-ascertained ..."
4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1902)
"The mislocation of stations will in time cure itself, at the expense of the sinning states, who are bound to keep the federal or 'Hatch fund' intact; ..."
5. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1901)
"... from excess, deficiency, or mislocation, of one or more of the component elements; but is merely satire on what is attributed to them by others. 2. ..."
6. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1922)
"This, in my opinion, is the explanation, of the mislocation of the Gower and Houston building. When they bought, the old Heldman house was standing. ..."