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Lo`co*mo"tion (?), n. [L. locus place + motio motion: cf. F. locomotion. See Local, and Motion.]

1.

The act of moving from place to place. " Animal locomotion." Milton.

2.

The power of moving from place to place, characteristic of the higher animals and some of the lower forms of plant life.

<-- 3. the name of a song and a dance, briefly popular in the 1960's -->

 

© Webster 1913.