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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
adjective: Relating to the custom of living with the family of the husband.
From Latin vir (man) + local. Ultimately from the Indo-European root wi-ro- (man), which also gave us virile, virtue, virtuoso, werewolf, world, virago, virtu, German Weltanschauung (worldview), and Sanskrit veerya (brave). Earliest documented use: 1948.
“She was also told that a new house was denied to her because she, being married to a man belonging to another parish, failed to move into the virilocal residence as per the custom.”
Soosaiya Anthreas; The Dance of the Sea; Gatekeeper Press; 2015.
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