Definition of matrilocality in English:

matrilocality

noun

  • See matrilocal

    • ‘A tendency toward matrilocality means that the main house at the center of a group of related women almost always contains a stem family.’
    • ‘The preference is for matrilocality, although this is not a rigid rule.’
    • ‘‘The novel conclusion of this study is that patrilocality and matrilocality are not just simply the opposites of each other,’ he said.’