The United States Census Bureau defines the term place as a concentration of population. The types of places defined by the Census Bureau are incorporated places, such as a city, town or village, and census designated place, which resembles a city, town or village but lacks its own government. The concentration of population must have a name, be locally recognized, and not be part of any other place. Places typically have a residential nucleus, a closely spaced street pattern and frequently have commercial or other urban types of land use. Incorporated places are defined by the laws of the states that they are in. The Census Bureau designates ...

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  1. A location or position.
  2. An open space, courtyard, market square.
  3. A group of houses.
  4. A region of a land.
  5. Somewhere for a person to sit.
  6. A frame of mind.
  7. A house or home.
  8. A role or purpose; a station.
  9. Numerically, the column counting a certain quantity.
  10. The position of a contestant in a competition.
  11. The position as a member of a sports team.
  12. Ordinal relation; position in the order of proceeding.
    That's what I said in the first place!
  13. Reception; effect; implying the making room for.


  1. To put (an object or person) in a specific location.
  2. To earn a given spot in a competition.
  3. To remember where and when (an object or person) has been previously encountered.
  4. To achieve (a certain position, often followed by an ordinal) as in a horse race.
  5. To sing (a note) with the correct pitch.
  6. To arrange for or to make (a bet).
  7. To recruit or match an appropriate person for a job.

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