- The definition of a locale is a specific place, especially in a story.
An example of a locale is Rapunzel's tower.
The tower is a specific locale in the story of Rapunzel.
locale definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Old French local
locale definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A place, especially with reference to a particular event: the locale of a crime.
- The scene or setting, as of a novel.
Origin: From French local, local, locale, from Old French; see local.