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locale

location; scene or setting, as in a film, play, or novel: filmed in a desert locale
Not to be confused with:
local – pertaining to a particular place: local custom
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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.]
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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]
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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]
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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"
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locale

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

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

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

nSchauplatz m
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locale

[ləʊˈkɑːl] n (frm) (gen) → ambiente m; (of film, book) → ambientazione f
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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. While the legitimist read nothing but the Moniteur, the liberal read nothing but Le Temps, a journal then recently established, in the supposed interests of human freedom.
Le directeur general des Collectivites locales au ministere de l'Interieur, des Collectivites locales et de l'Amenagement du Territoire, Mohamed Ferrari a annonce, dimanche a Alger, l'adoption par le ministere d'un "nouveau type d'accompagnement" destine aux communes en vue d'eviter, a l'avenir, tout deficit financier, affirmant que "l'annee 2020 sera sans communes deficitaires".
Heavier than normal winter rains in California have caused a super bloom of wildflowers in various locales of the state.
Los inconvenientes del sistema moderno de la actuacion del gobierno local de Ucrania en el desarrollo socio-economico de las comunidades locales, consisten en un excesivo formalismo (burocracia), nada propicio para la atraccion de inversiones a los municipios.
The category of locales provides an example of a category where exponentials do not always exist (not all locales are locally compact) but for which double exponentiation at the Sierpinski locale does always exist; the double exponential is given by the double power locale construction, [VT04].