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Thursday, September 02, 2010


\bahy-loh-KEY-shuhn\ , noun;
The state of being or the ability to be in two places at the same time.
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
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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