Definition of locality in English:

locality

Syllabification: lo·cal·i·ty
Pronunciation: /lōˈkalədē
 
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noun (plural localities)

1The position or site of something: the rock’s size and locality
More example sentences
  • Mist-net capture localities were positioned near bird feeders at both study sites.
  • This locality is also the site from which Lyreidus hookeri was collected.
  • Geographical coordinates and sample sizes of the localities may be obtained from the corresponding author.
1.1An area or neighborhood, especially as regarded as a place occupied by certain people or as the scene of particular activities: the results of other schools in the locality a working-class locality
More example sentences
  • Order individuals who don't live in the area to leave the locality.
  • They offer intimacy beyond the family and join individuals within or between neighborhoods and localities.
  • Neighbourhood parks have sprung up in every locality making the area greener.

Origin

early 17th century: from French localité or late Latin localitas, from localis 'relating to a place' (see local).

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