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Definition of locality noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (pl. localities) (formal)
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  1. 1the place where someone or something exists We talk of the brain as the locality of thought. The birds are found in over 70 different localities.
  2. 2a small geographical area including a city, town, etc. The state school board works closely with locality officials.
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