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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

2009 was a tough year, but Australia rose to the challenge of the global financial crisis. It shows what can be done when we all join together and work together, governments of all persuasions state, territory and local; businesses large and small; unions and local communities right across the nation.
Kevin Rudd

When I was 16, I had a job on the cleaning crew at a local hospital. I wore a pink uniform and cleaned bathrooms and buffed the hallway linoleum. Oddly, I don't recall hating the job. I recall getting choked up at the end of the summer when I went to turn in my uniform and say goodbye to the ladies.
Mary Roach

Both the velodrome and the Commonwealth swimming pool are open to the public and are frequently used by local schools and the local community. Over the last six years young people have been inspired to take up swimming and cycling more seriously; some of them are now coming through as Olympic champions or hopefuls.
Lucy Powell

I wanted to be a pharmacist. I liked the way our local pharmacist was always dressed in a nice white coat; he looked very calm, you'd give him money, and he'd give you something that you wanted to buy.
Walter Matthau

Every family in America knows they have to do a budget. Every small business in America knows they have to do a budget. Every local government, every state, knows they have to do a budget.
John Boehner
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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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