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Definition of Local

Local

  1. Of or pertaining to a particular place, or to a definite region or portion of space; restricted to one place or region; as, a local custom.
  2. A train which receives and deposits passengers or freight along the line of the road; a train for the accommodation of a certain district.
  3. On newspaper cant, an item of news relating to the place where the paper is published.

Local Quotations

Social media are a catalyst for the advancement of everyone's rights. It's where we're reminded that we're all human and all equal. It's where people can find and fight for a cause, global or local, popular or specialized, even when there are hundreds of miles between them.
Queen Rania of Jordan

Mom and Dad were married 64 years. And if you wondered what their secret was, you could have asked the local florist - because every day Dad gave Mom a rose, which he put on her bedside table. That's how she found out what happened on the day my father died - she went looking for him because that morning, there was no rose.
Mitt Romney

When resources are degraded, we start competing for them, whether it is at the local level in Kenya, where we had tribal clashes over land and water, or at the global level, where we are fighting over water, oil, and minerals. So one way to promote peace is to promote sustainable management and equitable distribution of resources.
Wangari Maathai

Building sustainable cities - and a sustainable future - will need open dialogue among all branches of national, regional and local government. And it will need the engagement of all stakeholders - including the private sector and civil society, and especially the poor and marginalized.
Ban Ki-moon

Over the years, the diamond industry has had a devastating impact in countries such as Sierra Leone, Angola and the Congo, where profits from the sale of diamonds have been used to fund brutal wars, with disastrous effects on local communities.
Sheherazade Goldsmith
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Local Translations

local in Afrikaans is plaaslik
local in Dutch is plaatselijk, lokaal
local in Italian is nostrano, locale
local in Norwegian is lokal, stedlig, kommunal
local in Spanish is local
local in Swedish is lokal, lokala
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