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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

Innovations that are guided by smallholder farmers, adapted to local circumstances, and sustainable for the economy and environment will be necessary to ensure food security in the future.
Bill Gates

In K-12, almost everybody goes to local schools. Universities are a bit different because kids actually do pick the university. The bizarre thing, though, is that the merit of university is actually how good the students going in are: the SAT scores of the kids going in.
Bill Gates

I think what's great about your community is that it's different than anyone else's. Look around. What do you want to change? What needs to be built, or what's valuable and needs to be maintained? Is it the people? Local animals? Your parks or gardens? Hospitals?
Debby Ryan

In most communities it is illegal to cry 'fire' in a crowded assembly. Should it not be considered serious international misconduct to manufacture a general war scare in an effort to achieve local political aims?
Dwight D. Eisenhower

I think I'm one of the most patriotic people that I've ever encountered in America. I consider myself a bedrock patriot. I participate very actively in local politics, because my voice might be worthwhile. I participate in a meaningful way - not by donations; I work at it.
Hunter S. Thompson
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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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