What does locality mean?

Definitions for localityloʊˈkæl ɪ ti

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word locality.

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

  5. Origin: [L. localitas: cf. F. localit.]

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of locality in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of locality in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Muhammad Farasat Iqbal:

    It’s one of the top priorities of the provincial government, to ensure provision of clean drinking water in each locality, as access to clean water is a fundamental human right.

  2. Jawad Abbasi:

    The innovative machines will help the government maintain a record of the exact quantity of clean drinking water being dispensed in a day in a specific locality, besides ensuring its quality.

  3. Lakshminarayanan Subramanian:

    To the best of our knowledge, this system is the first to demonstrate ... that an accurate, locality-specific disease forecasting system can be built using call volume data from a public health hotline.

  4. William Carlos Williams:

    By listening to his language of his locality the poet begins to learn his craft. It is his function to lift, by use of imagination and the language he hears, the material conditions and appearances of his environment to the sphere of the intelligence where they will have new currency.

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