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local adj 1 referring or belonging to a particular place. 2 relating or belonging to one's home area or neighbourhood. 3 said of a train or bus: stopping at all the stations or stops in a neighbourhood or small area. 4 medicine affecting or confined to a small area or part of the body a local infection. noun 1 someone who lives in a particular area. 2 Brit someone's nearest and most regularly visited pub. 3 a local bus or train. 4 a local anaesthetic.
ETYMOLOGY: 14c: from Latin localis, from locus place.
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