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locality

lo·cal·i·ty

locality

pronunciation:
lo kae lih ti
part of speech: noun
inflections: localities
definition 1: a specific neighborhood, place, or region.
In my locality, people don't speak that way.
synonyms:
locale, locus, place, site, venue
similar words:
area, lieu, location, neighborhood, quarter, region, scene, setting, spot, vicinity, zone
definition 2: the fact or characteristic of being in or at a particular place.
All that exists has locality.
synonyms:
context
similar words:
location, locus, place, position, situation, station, vicinity, whereabouts