locality locality  /loʊ ˈkæ lə ti/


  • (n) a surrounding or nearby region


  1. InterContinental's Hotel Indigo is so locality-focused that each city's hotel has an entirely different dcor and sponsors local art auctions and singer-songwriters in the lobby.
  2. Applebee's' sense of disembodiment, of radical anti-locality, extends throughout its menu.
  3. And following the presentation, in an act of commemoration, he set off in a convoy to Beliaghata, a poor Muslim locality in the outskirts of the city.


  • Putting flesh on the bones of ancient fish

    This week in the journal Science, Swedish and Australian researchers present the miraculously preserved musculature of 380 million year old fossil fishes, revealed by unique fossils from a locality in north-west Australia. The finds will help scientists to understand how neck muscles and abdominal muscles -- "abs" -- evolved.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!


  1. "The locality has been a hub of militants. Locals set up a militia and expelled the militants from this area. This attack seems to be a reaction to their expulsion," Ayub Khan, the local police chief, told reporters.
    on Jan 1, 2010 By: Ayub Khan Source: Common Dreams (press release)

  2. "The De Brazza's must have had a wet forest corridor from western Kenya across the Rift Valley to this new locality," which is dry, Leakey added in a the statement issued by Wildlife Direct, a conservation panel he chairs.
    on Nov 1, 2007 By: Richard Leakey Source: AFP

  3. Deputy Kenny said: "I hope this gesture will make a serious contribution to those in the locality studying Irish politics and history as well as the general public who may have an interest in learning about the Dáil. The various volumes contain a...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Enda Kenny Source: Mayo Advertiser

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