locale locale  /loʊ ˈkæl/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the scene of any event or action (especially the place of a meeting)

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The current agony is not atypical of the locale's holy, bloody history.
  2. There was a man, born in that same locale of many names, that some called The Skipper, for his commanding nature, and that others called the Tuff Gong, for his fortitude.
  3. By name and locale, Willowbrook State School seems a pleasant enough place: a teaching institution on a 400-acre bucolic tract on Staten Island in New York Harbor.

News

  1. E3 2013: 'Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag' Gameplay Gets Commentary Track

    Game director Ashraf Ismail shares his insights on the new gameplay elements and locale of "Assassin's Creed IV." Visually, nothingis any different than what was at E3 but if you wanted to learn more check out the video below. Watch: Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag Demo E3 2013 Natural environment including caves, jungles, underwater areas, [...]
    on June 21, 2013     Source: MTV

  2. The Local Taco to open in Asheville next week

    The Local Taco prepares to open Monday at 68 N. Lexington Ave. in downtown Asheville. / Special to Asheville Scene The Local Taco is preparing to open at 11 a.m. Monday at 68 N. Lexington, in the former Boca locale.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Asheville Citizen-Times

  3. Swing Fest jazz clinic will prepare kids for concert

    A new locale and a new treat will be in store for attendees of the Saturday afternoon concert at the Viaero Glenn Miller Swing Fest.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Fort Morgan Times

Quotes

  1. In a message read to Latin American artists at the launch of his five-day birthday bash, Castro said: "I direct myself to you, intellectuals and prestigious personalities of the world, with a dilemma. I could not meet with you in a small locale,...
    on Nov 29, 2006 By: Fidel Castro Source: The South African Star

  2. "The one thing we've always had going for us here is our locale," Towers said. "A lot of major league players want to come to San Diego. It's a good place to raise a family, great weather, great ballpark and now a competitive ballclub. So a...
    on Jan 23, 2008 By: Kevin Towers Source: USA Today

  3. "The unlikely locale of this alien world could be telling us that nature has more than one way of making planets," said the study's co-author Ray Jayawardhana of the University of Toronto. "Or, it could be hinting at a violent youth when...
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Ray Jayawardhana Source: Space.com

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