Local-color meaning

Behavior, speech, etc. characteristic of a certain region or time, depicted in a novel, play, etc. to add a feeling of authenticity.
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Local color is defined as the characteristics and traits that make a location unique.

The foods, shops and attitudes of the people in a town are an example of the local color.

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The interest or flavor of a locality imparted by the customs and sights peculiar to it.
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The use of regional detail in a literary or an artistic work.
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Aspects of a location that distinguish it from neighboring communities; the collective customs, mannerisms, fashions, artwork, accents or traditions of an area.
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