from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The interest or flavor of a locality imparted by the customs and sights peculiar to it.
  • noun The use of regional detail in a literary or an artistic work.

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  • noun Aspects of a location that distinguish it from neighboring communities; the collective customs, mannerisms, fashions, artwork, accents or traditions of an area.


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