neolocal

[nee-oh-loh-kuh l]

adjective Anthropology.

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

Origin of neolocal

First recorded in 1945–50; neo- + local
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Word Origin and History for neolocal
adj.

1949, from neo- + local (adj.).

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