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General words for location and place

place

noun

an area, or a position

location

noun

the place or position where someone or something is or where something happens

setting

noun

the place where someone or something is, and all the things, people, or emotions that are part of that place

base

noun

a place from which an activity can be planned, started, or carried out

site

noun

a place used for a particular purpose

venue

noun

the place where an activity or event happens

whereabouts

noun

the place where someone or something is: can be followed by a singular or plural verb

scene

noun

a place where something happens, usually something bad

locale

noun

the place where something happens

centre

noun

an important place for a particular activity

hostile architecture

the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …

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boots on the ground

a situation in which a country's armed forces are physically present in an area of conflict …

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