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[loh-kuh-moh-shuh n] /ˌloʊ kəˈmoʊ ʃən/

the act or power of moving from place to place.
the act, fact, ability, or power of moving

1640s, formed in English from Latin loco “from a place” (ablative of locus “place”) + motionem (nominative motio) “motion, a moving.”
The movement of an organism from one place to another, often by the action of appendages such as flagella, limbs, or wings. In some animals, such as fish, locomotion results from a wavelike series of muscle contractions.


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