Antonyms for locality

Grammar : Noun
Spell : loh-kal-i-tee
Phonetic Transcription : loʊˈkæl ɪ ti

Definition of locality

Origin :
  • 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.
  • noun environment
  • noun neighborhood
Example sentences :
  • Wagons halted in front of the locality, and were soon piled with spectators.
  • Extract from : « Harriet, The Moses of Her People » by Sarah H. Bradford
  • Simultaneously he received a vivid mental photograph of the locality.
  • Extract from : « The Black Bag » by Louis Joseph Vance
  • Mr. Cruncher was so bewildered that he could think of no locality but Temple Bar.
  • Extract from : « A Tale of Two Cities » by Charles Dickens
  • But then, the District Nurse was "always afraid" in that locality.
  • Extract from : « Gloria and Treeless Street » by Annie Hamilton Donnell
  • It had been years since he visited this locality, and the changes were many.
  • Extract from : « Cap'n Warren's Wards » by Joseph C. Lincoln
  • This custom, as in the South, was characteristic of the locality and period.
  • Extract from : « The Colonial Architecture of Philadelphia » by Frank Cousins
  • The scenery of the locality is wild, and somewhat impressive.
  • Extract from : « Afloat on the Ohio » by Reuben Gold Thwaites
  • The house itself was not likely to vindicate the claim the locality denied.
  • Extract from : « Roland Cashel » by Charles James Lever
  • The remoteness of the locality would have robbed the statement of all interest.
  • Extract from : « Notes on My Books » by Joseph Conrad
  • Doubtless it was commonplace enough for that time and locality.
  • Extract from : « Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete » by Albert Bigelow Paine

Synonyms for locality

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