locality

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From French localité, from Late Latin localitas, equivalent to local +‎ -ity.

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locality (countable and uncountable, plural localities)

  1. The fact or quality of having a position in space.
    • 1665, Joseph Glanvill, Scepsis Scientifica
      It is thought that the soul and angels are devoid of quantity and dimension, and that they have nothing to do with grosser locality.
  2. The features or surroundings of a particular place.
  3. (uncountable, mathematics, computing) The condition of being local.
  4. The situation or position of an object.
  5. An area or district considered as the site of certain activities; a neighbourhood.
  6. Limitation to a county, district, or place.
  7. (dated, phrenology) The perceptive faculty concerned with the ability to remember the relative positions of places.

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