local colour


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local colour

n
the characteristic features or atmosphere of a place or time
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local colour

ncolore m locale
References in classic literature ?
"I'll take you to some jolly old-fashioned place-- the Bristol say--" leaving his father speechless at hearing that the century-long home of kings and emperors was now spoken of as an old-fashioned inn, where one went for its quaint inconveniences and lingering local colour.
"The building is designed in such a way that it has a unique identity, in line with the 'local colour' of the location," a press release stated.
PUBS provide such an important part of the local colour and character that our high streets crave that it's a shame to report on yet another imminent closure.
THERE'S so much local colour in this latest spin-off, set in New Orleans, even the chalk outlines around the dead bodies probably have jazz hands.
When travelling to a resort, guests like to meet new people, experience new things and get a flavour for local colour. This campaign depicts that interaction and guest experience and highlights Mount Airy's lavish ambiance, exceptional fine dining, luxury accommodations, outdoor activities and unrivalled amenities.'
Claims these could be launched within 45 minutes were only included to add "local colour", Sir David added.
London, Jan.21 (ANI): An inquiry into Britain's role in the second Gulf War has been provided with a report that dictator Saddam Hussein's claims of launching weapons of mass destruction in 45 minutes was included to add "local colour".
In this epic song-cycle Schubert provides Hnely-etched opportunities for local colour - a crow, the dogs growling in the sleeping village, the out-of-reach warmth of an inn, the mysterious hurdy-gurdy man playing to no-one in the frozen wastes - which give inHnite scope to the performers, but also heavy responsibilities of communication of these ideas.
Amid a carnival full of local colour, she meets a mysterious blonde woman who helps her efforts to save the whole of creation from a dark force intent on destroying everything in its path.
From the Mustard Museum in Mount Horeb, Wisconsin, to the Effigy Mounds of Marquette, Iowa, Midwest Marvels presents useful information about attractive features, history, locations, hours, prices of admission, and local colour stories.
It's only out in Scottish cinemas, so why not soak up some blood of a local colour?

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