a place or locality, especially with reference to events or circumstances connected with it: to move to a warmer locale.
the scene or setting, as of a novel, play, or motion picture: The locale is a small Kansas town just before World War I.
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How to use locale in a sentence
Casting directors also looked for actors in London, Germany, a theater in New York, and other locales.Inside ‘Unorthodox’: How the Netflix series lined up its cast and costume design | radmarya | August 30, 2020 | Fortune
This scattered reality will likely continue for the foreseeable future and have significant impacts on paid search performance that varies by locale and industry.2020 Google paid search trends that have nothing to do with the pandemic | Andy Taylor | August 25, 2020 | Search Engine Land
It’s easier being a host at a neutral locale than at a place you also have to safeguard.
Though scientists suspected that crocs long ago colonized one of the locales before journeying to the other, the fossil record hadn’t painted a clear picture of which came first.An ancient skull hints crocodiles swam from Africa to the Americas | Carolyn Wilke | July 23, 2020 | Science News
Just as with any domestic SEO strategy, links are essential in building the authority of your website within a target locale.Six must-know international SEO tips to expand business | Edward Coram James | June 3, 2020 | Search Engine Watch
Hitchcock nodded and replied, “Call it Prosciutto and change the locale to Italy.”Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days | David Freeman | December 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The locale was not Perugia, but Seville, in Spain, a country I have lived in and love.
We laughed hard, harder even than those nameless, faceless laughers in whatever mysterious locale Bill Cosby was performing.
Libya today is a far more attractive locale for al Qaeda that it was under the regime of Muammar Qaddafi.So Many Jihadists Are Flocking to Libya, It's Becoming ‘Scumbag Woodstock’ | Eli Lake | May 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But when it involves a wine-filled adventure to an exotic locale, it's worth a try, right?The Upside of a Destination Wedding: Tales of a Serial Wedding Guest | Jen Doll | April 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The next tale, having a locale in Bonn, occurred at a time when priests married and had a family.Ancient Faiths And Modern | Thomas Inman
These letters are marked by purity of style, quaint picturesqueness, and an admirable couleur locale.
The locale of this story is in California, where a few socialists establish a little community.The Eternal City | Hall Caine
That's quite a coincidence; remains to be seen whether the phenomena are limited to that locale or occur elsewhere.The Brain | Alexander Blade
A few days ago we visited the Picture Gallery in the Arena; the locale is the finest we ever beheld.Louis Spohr's Autobiography | Louis Spohr
British Dictionary definitions for locale
a place or area, esp with reference to events connected with it
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