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Site


SITE, noun [Latin silus.]

1. Situation; local position; as the site of a city or of a house.

2. A seat or ground-plot; as a mill-site. But we usually say, mill-seat, by which we understand the place where a mill stands, or a place convenient for a mill.

3. The posture of a thing with respect of itself. The semblance of a lover fix'd in melancholy site [This is improper.]