Definition of Locality

1. Noun. A surrounding or nearby region. "I will drop in on you the next time I am in this neck of the woods"

Exact synonyms: Neck Of The Woods, Neighborhood, Neighbourhood, Vicinity
Specialized synonyms: Gold Coast, 'hood, Place, Proximity, Scenery
Generic synonyms: Section
Specialized synonyms: Latin Quarter, Left Bank, Montmartre, Right Bank, Charlestown
Derivative terms: Local, Neighbor, Neighbor, Neighbour, Neighbour, Vicinal

Definition of Locality

1. n. The state, or condition, of belonging to a definite place, or of being contained within definite limits.

Definition of Locality

1. Noun. The fact or quality of having a position in space. ¹

2. Noun. (p) The features or surroundings of a particular place. ¹

3. Noun. The situation or position of an object. ¹

4. Noun. An area or district considered as the site of certain activities; a neighbourhood. ¹

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Definition of Locality

1. an area or neighborhood [n -TIES]

Medical Definition of Locality

1. Origin: L. Localitas: cf. F. Localite. 1. The state, or condition, of belonging to a definite place, or of being contained within definite limits. "It is thought that the soul and angels are devoid of quantity and dimension, and that they have nothing to do with grosser locality." (Glanvill) 2. Position; situation; a place; a spot; especially, a geographical place or situation, as of a mineral or plant. 3. Limitation to a county, district, or place; as, locality of trial. 4. The perceptive faculty concerned with the ability to remember the relative positions of places. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Locality

localised nodular tenosynovitis
localised osteitis fibrosa
localised pemphigoid of Brunsting-Perry
localised peritonitis
localised scleroderma
localised small bowel disease
locality (current term)
localization agnosia
localization of function
localization principle
localization related epilepsy

Literary usage of Locality

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"That a series of 1000 individuals collected from one locality at one time fairly represents, in the variation revealed by its members, the actual variation ..."

2. Bulletin by Tennessee Division of Geology, Geological Survey, Division of Geology, Tennessee (1913)
"some rather ferruginous rocks One and one-quarter miles southwest of the locality visited there is shown on the Knoxville geologic folio map, ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... locality ifl concerned. The tower is 73 metres above sea level and stands over the museum and library, between the courtyards Belvedere and della Pigna. ..."

4. Annual Reportby New York (State), Bureau of Statistics, Dept. of Labor by New York (State), Bureau of Statistics, Dept. of Labor (1904)
"... and Membership of babor Organizations in Bach locality, Marcb 81, ... Number and Membership of Labor Organizations In Each Trade and locality, ..."

5. The Journal of Geology by University of Chicago Department of Geology and Paleontology (1907)
"The most important locality on the Laramie Plains at this time was Carbon. It was not only a noted paleontological locality, but was the most important ..."

6. A Manual of Forestry by William Schlich (1895)
"The locality. By locality is understood the soil (and subsoil) and the climate, which depends on the situation. The agencies which are at work in the soil ..."

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