matrilocality


matrilocality
matri·locality

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  • matrilocality — “+ noun Etymology: matrilocal + ity : residence especially of a newly married couple with the wife s family or people contrasted with patrilocality * * * matrilocalˈity noun • • • Main Entry: ↑matrilocal …   Useful english dictionary

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