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lo·cale

 (lō-kăl′)
n.
1. A place, especially with reference to a particular event: the locale of a crime.
2. The scene or setting, as of a novel.

[From French local, local, locale, from Old French; see local.]

locale

(ləʊˈkɑːl)
n
a place or area, esp with reference to events connected with it
[C18: from French local (n use of adj); see local]

lo•cale

(loʊˈkæl, -ˈkɑl)

n.
1. a place or locality, esp. with reference to events or circumstances connected with it: to move to a warmer locale.
2. the scene or setting, as of a novel, play, or motion picture.
[1765–75; alter. of earlier local < French: n. use of the adj. See local]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.locale - the scene of any event or action (especially the place of a meeting)locale - the scene of any event or action (especially the place of a meeting)
scene - the place where some action occurs; "the police returned to the scene of the crime"

locale

noun site, place, setting, position, spot, scene, location, venue, locality, locus An amusement park is the perfect locale for adventures.

locale

noun
1. A surrounding area:
2. A particular geographic area:
3. The place where an action or event occurs:
Translations
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locale

[ləʊˈkɑːl] N (= place) → lugar m; (= scene) → escenario m

locale

nSchauplatz m

locale

[ləʊˈkɑːl] n (frm) (gen) → ambiente m; (of film, book) → ambientazione f
References in classic literature ?
Neither of these persons had any concern with us, we being under the special superintendence of the head workman, but it was impossible, altogether impossible, to escape the consequences of our locales.
Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche "Mario Negri," Milan, Italy; ([dagger])Azienda Sanitaria Locale della Provincia di Lodi, Lodi, Italy; and ([double dagger])Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
The CLDR project provides a general XML format, LDML, for the exchange of locale information used in application and system software development, combined with a public repository for a common set of locale data in that format.
He sought additional information by writing to chambers of commerce and visitor bureaus in each locale.
An epidemiologic investigation was started by the Department of Prevention, Azienda Sanitaria Locale, of Como, after it was notified that six patients with acute pneumonia of unknown cause had been admitted to St.
Several sources of information are available that may assist the responsible researcher in exploring the many variables that affect crime in a particular locale.
This world-class skiing locale the focal point for the 2010 Olympics--is just 75 miles north of Vancouver.
UV radiation intensity, they conjectured, might predict the proportion of patients afflicted with DM in a given locale.
The separation of the two universities in Wilberforce--the one named after the locale, basically religious in nature, and the other an arm of the "state"--relates to Ransom's being present during the concern with this dichotomy.
The first 100 Locale communities will be deployed in areas where 27 cable companies have already signed exclusive multi-year agreements to get their high-speed net access through SoftNet's ISP Channel.
As much as anyone else, in this period Thuillier initiated a renewal of local and regional history in the 1970s and since then he has continued to argue its case as he does in his recently published L'histoire locale and regionale.
The solution is customized to the region and supports locale and language specific data analysis, field cleansing, standardization, and probabilistic match engine configuration.