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English definition of “locale”

locale

noun [C] uk   /ləˈkɑːl/ formal us  
an area or place, especially one where something special happens, such as the action in a book or a film: The book's locale is a seaside town in the summer of 1958.Places and locationsUnpleasant placesEnvironments and localities
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