Locality definition

lō-kălĭ-tē
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A particular neighborhood, place, or district.
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A place; district; neighborhood.
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The fact or quality of having position in space.
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The fact or quality of having a position in space.
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Plural The features or surroundings of a particular place.
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The situation or position of an object.
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An area or district considered as the site of certain activities; a neighbourhood.
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Limitation to a county, district, or place.

Locality of trial.

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(dated, phrenology) The perceptive faculty concerned with the ability to remember the relative positions of places.
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Position with regard to surrounding objects, landmarks, etc.

A sense of locality.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
locality
Plural:
localities

Origin of locality

  • French localité from Late Latin locālitās from locālis local local

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin localitas.

    From Wiktionary