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locality

[ loh-kal-i-tee ]
/ loʊˈkæl ɪ ti /
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noun, plural lo·cal·i·ties.
a place, spot, or district, with or without reference to things or persons in it or to occurrences there: They moved to another locality.
the state or fact of being local or having a location: the locality that every material object must have.
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Origin of locality

From the Late Latin word locālitās, dating back to 1620–30. See local, -ity

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH locality

local, locale, locality , location
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British Dictionary definitions for locality

locality
/ (ləʊˈkælɪtɪ) /

noun plural -ties
a neighbourhood or area
the site or scene of an event
the fact or condition of having a location or position in space
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