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Situs

situs n

[Latin, position, site, from sinere to leave in place, allow]
: a location that is or is held to be the site of something (as property or a crime or tort) and that commonly determines jurisdiction over it [the of a conspiracy]



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.