Definition of neolocal in English:

neolocal

adjective

Anthropology
  • Designating the domicile of a newly married couple as located separately from the homes of either of their parents.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in George Peter Murdock (b. 1897). From neo- + local.

Pronunciation

neolocal

/ˌniːə(ʊ)ˈləʊkl/