locale: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (lō-kal', -käl'), [key]
— 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: The locale is a small Kansas town just before World War I.
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