Definitions for localityloʊˈkæl ɪ ti

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vicinity, locality, neighborhood, neighbourhood, neck of the woods(noun)

    a surrounding or nearby region

    "the plane crashed in the vicinity of Asheville"; "it is a rugged locality"; "he always blames someone else in the immediate neighborhood"; "I will drop in on you the next time I am in this neck of the woods"


  1. locality(Noun)

    The fact or quality of having a position in space.

  2. locality(Noun)

    The features or surroundings of a particular place.

  3. locality(Noun)

    The situation or position of an object.

  4. locality(Noun)

    An area or district considered as the site of certain activities; a neighbourhood.

  5. Origin: From Latin localitas.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Locality(noun)

    the state, or condition, of belonging to a definite place, or of being contained within definite limits

  2. Locality(noun)

    position; situation; a place; a spot; esp., a geographical place or situation, as of a mineral or plant

  3. Locality(noun)

    limitation to a county, district, or place; as, locality of trial

  4. Locality(noun)

    the perceptive faculty concerned with the ability to remember the relative positions of places

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'locality' in Nouns Frequency: #2788

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