Definition of locality
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
The plant has only been found in one locality.
a locality with high housing prices
Recent Examples of locality from the Web
Those grants will go to states, localities or nonprofits for the purchase of about 1,200 acres of battlefield land not owned by the National Parks Service.
Localities may still regulate traditional taxi operations.
The second bill would bar states and localities that refuse to cooperate with immigration authorities from receiving certain Justice Department and Homeland Security grants, including some related to law enforcement and terrorism.
The introduction in the House last week of the No Regulation Without Representation Act seeks to shut down this effort and prevent states and localities from taxing their residents’ online purchases.
States and localities currently cannot tax online purchases made from companies outside their own borders.
Many localities are looking to lower costs, improve service quality and find more expertise.
All three states have joined the Climate Alliance, a coalition of states and localities that are banding to reduce greenhouse emissions and uphold the Paris accords.
The office, led since 1998 by Ron Crane, oversees $4.5 billion in cash and other holdings, including separate pools of investments from localities and state agencies, as well as public endowment funds and unclaimed assets.
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First Known Use of locality
LOCALITY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of locality for English Language Learners
: a particular place or area
LOCALITY Defined for Kids
Definition of locality for Students
: a place and its surroundings
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