lo·​cal·​ite | \ ˈlō-kə-ˌlīt How to pronounce localite (audio) \

Definition of localite

: a native or resident of the locality under consideration : local

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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, "Actress Lawrence visits Cleveland Heights High; teen athletes sought for JCC Maccabi Games; more: Press Run," 26 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of localite

1951, in the meaning defined above

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“Localite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/localite. Accessed 31 May. 2020.

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