Origin of locale
Examples from the Web for locales
Even in the smallest of Indian locales, the divisions of geography and nationalism are played out on a micro scale.
But other Sunbelt locales, notably Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma have picked up much of the slack.
The rest of the game world looks quite good as well, and each of the immense variety of locales have their own charm.
These locales also benefit from the influx of business their tax laws invite and all of the associated economic activity.
From Vinny's aviators to Snooki's diamond-encrusted pair, they can't seem to take off their shades in any and all locales.
Some locales were known to have a plentiful supply of certain game animals.
He was also equipped with my chart of the area complete with locales of the remains.Attrition|Jim Wannamaker
The yield probably became better after camp groups became smaller, for locales were not hunted out as rapidly.
British Dictionary definitions for locales
Word Origin for locale
Word Origin and History for locales
1772, local, from French local, noun use of local (adj.), from Latin locus "place" (see locus). English spelling with -e (1816) probably is based on morale or else to indicate stress.
The word's right to exist depends upon the question whether the two indispensable words locality & scene give all the shades of meaning required, or whether something intermediate is useful. [Fowler]