locality

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From French localité, from Late Latin localitas

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locality (plural localities)

  1. The fact or quality of having a position in space.
    • Glanvill
      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. pl The features or surroundings of a particular place.
  3. The situation or position of an object.
  4. An area or district considered as the site of certain activities; a neighbourhood.
  5. Limitation to a county, district, or place.
    locality of trial
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Blackstone to this entry?)
  6. (dated, phrenology) The perceptive faculty concerned with the ability to remember the relative positions of places.

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