neolocal

[ nee-oh-loh-kuhl ]
/ ˌni oʊˈloʊ kəl /

adjective Anthropology.

living or located away from both the husband's and the wife's relatives: a neolocal family.

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Origin of neolocal

First recorded in 1945–50; neo- + local
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