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locality

noun address, area, bearings, demesne, district, domain, environment, environs, habitat, locale, locus, neighborhood, pale, place, position, province, purlieus, quarter, region, scene, seat, section, sector, site, situation, situs, spot, station, surroundings, terrain, venue, vicinage, vicinity, whereabouts, zone
See also: community, district, domicile, environment, home, location, region, scene, seat, section, site, situs, venue, vicinity

LOCALITY, Scotch law. This name is given to a life rent created in marriage contracts in favor of the wife, instead of leaving her to her legal life rent of terce. 1 Bell's Com. 55. See Jointure.

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They were followed at a little distance by the scout, with a view to profit early by their report, and to obtain some faint knowledge for himself of the more immediate localities.
The ten others were posted by their officer, who himself explored, in five minutes, all the localities, with that cold and certain glance which not even habit gives unless that glance belongs to genius.
A few minutes brought us to a large and busy bazaar, with the localities of which the stranger appeared well acquainted, and where his original demeanor again became apparent, as he forced his way to and fro, without aim, among the host of buyers and sellers.
Adam Salton followed the line of the Brow, and refreshed his memory as to the various localities.
Its plausibility is marred a little by the fact that the Oracle was not a biblical student, and did not spend much of his time instructing himself about Scriptural localities.
For the advantages which fashion values are plants which thrive in very confined localities, in a few streets namely.
Sire, the bailiff of the palace has the Rue Calendre as far as the Rue de l'Herberie, the Place Saint-Michel, and the localities vulgarly known as the Mureaux, situated near the church of Notre-Dame des Champs (here Louis XI.
Instead of him there were always a couple of orderlies--and that was all, excepting, of course, the generals and marshals whom Napoleon always took with him for the inspection of various localities, and for the sake of consultation generally.
This was an added advantage, for the reason that I found the white people possessing a degree of culture and education that is not surpassed by many localities.
Religious sentiment, consecrating the natural affections and rights of the human heart, above all that pitiful care and awe for the perishing human clay of which relic-worship is but the corruption, has always had much to do with localities, with the thoughts which attach themselves to definite scenes and places.
Nice houses in nice localities will probably be away beyond our means.
Here I was, somewhere in central England, just as ignorant of localities as if I had been suddenly deposited in Central Africa.