AskDefine | Define locality

Dictionary Definition

locality n : 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" [syn: vicinity, neighborhood, neighbourhood, neck of the woods]

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From Latin localitas.


  1. The fact or quality of having a position in space.
  2. p The features or surroundings of a particular place.
  3. The situation or position of an object.
  4. An area or district considered as the site of certain activities; a neighbourhood.


Extensive Definition

Locality is a term associated with a place or Location (geography) but may also refer to:

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