Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Locality (Page: 863)

Lo*cal"i*ty (?), n.; pl. Localitiees (). [L. localitas: cf. F. localité.]

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.
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2. Position; situation; a place; a spot; esp., a geographical place or situation, as of a mineral or plant.

3. Limitation to a county, district, or place; as, locality of trial. Blackstone.

4. (Phren.) The perceptive faculty concerned with the ability to remember the relative positions of places.