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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
tapahtumapaikka
gebeurenlocaleoordplaatstaalregio

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.
Le projet de la loi organique sur la promulgation du code des collectivites locale avait ete diffuse lundi dernier sur le site officiel de l'ARP, rappelle-t-on.
beaucoup moins que]Il s'agit, au dela de la radioscopie de proposer des pistes de reflexion, trouver des solutions et de nouvelles politiques de gestion locale dont la finalite est de mieux servir le citoyen [beaucoup plus grand que], a confie notre source.
Contract award notice: Concessione di servizi di trasporto pubblico locale, a domanda debole, ai sensi del Regolamento (CE) n.
Locale is the first restaurant in Riga owned by Ruben Panasyan, a Riga-born businessman of Armenian descent who has owned a spectrum of restaurants and clubs in Moscow and opened the Russian capital's first cocktail bar.
Reminiscent of the Eataly concept in New York City and Chicago, Locale is designed to be an oasis for lovers of good food.
Les specialistes de la presse locale relevent une dynamique sans precedent avec l'emergence de plus de plus d'adeptes de la presse electronique qui traite de la chose locale sous ses differents aspects social, culturel, economique, politique, sportif et educatif.
Le 4eme Congres Mondial des Cites et Gouvernements Locaux Unis (CGLU), qui a ouvert officiellement ses travaux mercredi a Rabat, va devenir un "repere historique" du mouvement municipal international et de la de democratie locale, a affirme le president du Conseil de la ville de Rabat, Fathallah Oualalou.
HEBRON, December 4, 2012 (WAFA) -- Israeli forces Tuesday demolished al-Mafqara mosque for the second time in two years, in Khierbet al-Mafqara, a locale east of the town of Yatta, south of Hebron, according to a local activist.
Le ministre de l'Industrie et du Commerce exterieur Dr Mahmoud Eissa a promulgue un decret portant creation d'un nouveau Conseil pour developper l'industrie locale.
The study finds that district spending per student in 2008/09 varied across locale types in Minnesota.
More than 20 city centre pubs and bars are members of the LocAle scheme.