locality

noun lo·cal·i·ty \ lō-ˈka-lə-tē \

Definition of locality

plural localities
1 :the fact or condition of having a location in space or time
2 :a particular place, situation, or location

Examples of locality in a Sentence

  1. The plant has only been found in one locality.

  2. a locality with high housing prices

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First Known Use of locality

circa 1538

locality Synonyms


LOCALITY Defined for English Language Learners

locality

noun

Definition of locality for English Language Learners

  • : a particular place or area


LOCALITY Defined for Kids

locality

noun lo·cal·i·ty \ lō-ˈka-lə-tē \

Definition of locality for Students

plural localities
:a place and its surroundings


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