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locality

[loh-kal-i-tee] /loʊˈkæl ɪ ti/
noun, plural localities.
1.
a place, spot, or district, with or without reference to things or persons in it or to occurrences there:
They moved to another locality.
2.
the state or fact of being local or having a location:
the locality that every material object must have.
Origin
1620-1630
1620-30; < Late Latin locālitās. See local, -ity
Can be confused
local, locale, locality, location.
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  • Cigarettes are a significant source of tax revenue in many localities.
  • Several localities claim to be the area to which the building was relocated.
British Dictionary definitions for localities

locality

/ləʊˈkælɪtɪ/
noun (pl) -ties
1.
a neighbourhood or area
2.
the site or scene of an event
3.
the fact or condition of having a location or position in space
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Word Origin and History for localities

locality

n.

1620s, "fact of having a place," from French localité, from Late Latin localitatem (nominative localitas) "locality," from localis "belonging to a place" (see local). Meaning "a place or district" is from 1830.

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