locale

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noun lo·cale \lō-ˈkal\

Definition of locale

  1. 1 :  a place or locality especially when viewed in relation to a particular event or characteristic chose a tropical island as the locale for their wedding

  2. 2 :  site, scene the locale of a story

Examples of locale in a sentence

  1. They chose a tropical island as the locale for their wedding.

  2. the locale of the story

Origin and Etymology of locale

modification of French local, from local, adjective


First Known Use: 1761


LOCALE Defined for English Language Learners

locale

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noun lo·cale \lō-ˈkal\

Definition of locale for English Language Learners

  • : the place where something happens : the place where a story happens in a movie, book, etc.



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