lo·​cal·​ite ˈlō-kə-ˌlīt How to pronounce localite (audio)
: a native or resident of the locality under consideration : local

Examples of localite in a Sentence

visitors to the Florida Keys soon learn that “conch” is a term for a localite as well as a mollusk
Recent Examples on the Web Our list of hard studying localites include, from Beachwood, Celia Edelstein and Dorian Miller. Jeff Piorkowski/special To Cleveland.com, cleveland.com, 26 Jan. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1951, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of localite was in 1951

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“Localite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/localite. Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.

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