Lo`co*mo"tion (?), n. [L. locus place + motio motion: cf. F. locomotion. See Local, and Motion.]
The act of moving from place to place. " Animal locomotion." Milton.
The power of moving from place to place, characteristic of the higher animals and some of the lower forms of plant life.
<-- 3. the name of a song and a dance, briefly popular in the 1960's -->
© Webster 1913.