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struct POINT {
   int x;
   int y;
};

Here the tag POINT names the structure.

A structure declaration that is not followed by a list of variables reserves no storage; it merely describes a template or the shape of a structure.

e.g,

struct POINT xy;

Defines a variable xy which is a structure of type struct POINT.

A structure declaration defines a type.