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local having to do with a particular place such as a neighborhood or town. [5 definitions]
locality a particular neighborhood, place, or region.
locate to find the position or place of. [2 definitions]
located existing in a particular place.
location place or position. [2 definitions]
lock1 a mechanical device for keeping others from opening a door, window, or a safe. Locks are usually opened with a key or a combination. [5 definitions]
lock2 a curl or piece of hair. [2 definitions]
locker a chest or cabinet that can be locked.
locker room a room containing lockers for storing clothes and equipment and often used for changing clothes, as at a gymnasium or pool.
locket a small metal case that holds a picture or a lock of hair. It is usually worn on a chain around the neck.
lockjaw a disease that causes the muscles of the jaw to first become tight and then close the jaw shut. Lockjaw is a type of tetanus.
locksmith a person who makes or fixes locks.
locomotion the act of moving or the power to move from one place to another.
locomotive an engine that moves by its own power. It is used to pull or push railroad cars.
locust an insect that travels in large groups called swarms. They damage crops and other plants in their path by eating them. They are a type of grasshopper. [3 definitions]
lode a deposit of a mineral that fills a crack in an area of rock.
lodestone a rock that acts as a magnet and attracts iron.
lodge a cabin, hut, or other shelter meant to be used by people doing outdoor activities. [7 definitions]
lodger a person who rents a furnished room or rooms.
lodging a place to live in for a short time; dwelling. [2 definitions]
loft an open space or room just under the roof; attic. [3 definitions]