mislocation

mislocate

[mis-loh-keyt, mis-loh-keyt]
verb (used with object), mislocated, mislocating.
1.
to misplace.
2.
to specify a wrong location for: to mislocate the source of the Nile.

Origin:
1810–20; mis-1 + locate

mislocation, noun
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