neolocal

adjective

neo·​local
¦nēō+
: having a new location
specifically : located apart from the families of either spouse
a neolocal residence
compare avunculocal, matrilocal, patrilocal
neolocality
¦nē(ˌ)ō+
noun

Word History

Etymology

ne- + local

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“Neolocal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/neolocal. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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