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":
... 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, health, and entertainment news ...
... it was not used by 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) ... cities affected could not fund improvements to an SFR line, so the law was changed to allow local contributions ...
... were indicted on RICO 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 ...
... 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 ...
... 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 ... 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 ... This will allow for streaming of all of ZM's 19 markets, including local ads, weather and traffic ...
Famous quotes containing the word local:
“The difference between de jure and de facto segregation is the difference open, forthright bigotry and the shamefaced kind that works through unwritten agreements between real estate dealers, school officials, and local politicians.”
—Shirley Chisholm (b. 1924)
“Eclecticism is the degree zero of contemporary general culture: one listens to reggae, watches a western, eats McDonalds food for lunch and local cuisine for dinner, wears Paris perfume in Tokyo and retro clothes in Hong Kong; knowledge is a matter for TV games. It is easy to find a public for eclectic works.”
—Jean François Lyotard (b. 1924)
“[Urging the national government] to eradicate local prejudices and mistaken rivalships to consolidate the affairs of the states into one harmonious interest.”
—James Madison (17511836)