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locale


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Locale  \Lo`cale"\,  n.  [F.  local.] 
  1.  A  place  spot,  or  location. 
 
  2.  A  principle,  practice,  form  of  speech,  or  other  thing  of 
  local  use  or  limited  to  a  locality. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  locale 
  n  :  the  scene  of  any  event  or  action  (especially  the  place  of  a 
  meeting)  [syn:  {venue},  {locus}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  locale 
 
    A  geopolitical  place  or  area,  especially  in  the 
  context  of  configuring  an  {operating  system}  or  {application 
  program}  with  its  {character  sets},  date  and  time  formats, 
  currency  formats  etc 
 
  Locales  are  significant  for  {internationalisation}  and 
  {localisation}. 
 
  (1999-06-09) 
 
 




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