Local usually refers to something nearby, or in the immediate area.
It may be used in many ways, some of which are related to this general meaning, others which are not:
- Local, local anesthesia
- Local, a.k.a. union local or local union
- Local, a.k.a. public house
- Local (comic)
- Local variable in programming languages
- .local, network address component
In a community:
- Local community
- Local government
- Local history
- Local purchasing
Other articles related to "local":
... Local ads, weather and traffic have been removed from the online station, as they will be available on the new ZM iPhone App for all markets ... could choose to hear either the Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch stream with local advertising for the chosen market, this allowed visitors to hear the local shows in Wellington and ... for streaming of all of ZM's 19 markets, including local ads, weather and traffic ...
... charges for allegedly assisting AccessHealthSource, a local health care provider, in obtaining and maintaining lucrative contracts with local and state government entities in the city of ...
... either long-distance passenger or freight trains, improvements in local services were possible ... Development of the line would only serve local interests and would not lead to increased revenue for Swiss Federal Railways (SFR) ... and cities affected could not fund improvements to an SFR line, so the law was changed to allow local contributions ...
... A full local newscast would not air on the station until March 12, 2007, when XHRIO debuted Fox 2 News at Nine ... shorter primetime schedule by scheduling their newscasts an hour before the other local affiliates in the region ... In addition to local/national news, weather and sports, Fox 2 News also includes "Around The World In 80 Seconds", an 80 second segment dedicated to international ...
... Formed by 21 members, the Local Council has the following attributes to approve the local budget, loans, credit transfers and the means of use of the budgetary reserve it establishes ...
Famous quotes containing the word local:
“The local snivels through the fields:
I sit between felt-hatted mums....”
—Philip Larkin (19221986)
“Resorts advertised for waitresses, specifying that they must appear in short clothes or no engagement. Below a Gospel Guide column headed, Where our Local Divines Will Hang Out Tomorrow, was an account of spirited gun play at the Bon Ton. In Jeff Winneys California Concert Hall, patrons bucked the tiger under the watchful eye of Kitty Crawhurst, popular lady gambler.”
—Administration in the State of Colo, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)
“Back now to autumn, leaving the ended husk
Of summer that brought them here for Show Saturday
The men with hunters, dog-breeding wool-defined women,
Children all saddle-swank, mugfaced middleaged wives
Glaring at jellies, husbands on leave from the garden
Watchful as weasels, car-tuning curt-haired sons
Back now, all of them, to their local lives....”
—Philip Larkin (19221986)