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Thursday, September 02, 2010

bilocation

\bahy-loh-KEY-shuhn\ , noun;
1.
The state of being or the ability to be in two places at the same time.
Quotes:
If it could be bought, I'd gladly spend my whole inheritance on the power of bilocation. As it is, I have to settle for the odd morning when I half awake in two places - head in London, say, body in Los Angeles.
-- Robert Cremins, A sort of homecoming
He experienced a sudden, startling sense of bilocation. He seemed to become a passive observer watching a second Finn.
-- Morgan Llywelyn, Finn Mac Cool
Origin:
Bilocation is said to originate in the 19th century as a description for the alleged ability of certain Roman Catholic saints.
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