Definition of local color
: the presentation of the features and peculiarities of a particular locality and its inhabitants in writing
Examples of local color in a sentence
a writer who uses local color in his stories
First Known Use of local color
LOCAL COLOR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of local color for English Language Learners
: interesting information about a particular place and about the people who live there that is included in a story, movie, etc.
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