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 ... 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 ...
... 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) ... 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 ...
... 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 ...
... 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 local taxes as well as ...
Famous quotes containing the word local:
“Wags try to invent new stories to tell about the legislature, and end by telling the old one about the senator who explained his unaccustomed possession of a large roll of bills by saying that someone pushed it over the transom while he slept. The expression It came over the transom, to explain any unusual good fortune, is part of local folklore.”
—For the State of Montana, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)
“America is the worlds living myth. Theres no sense of wrong when you kill an American or blame America for some local disaster. This is our function, to be character types, to embody recurring themes that people can use to comfort themselves, justify themselves and so on. Were here to accommodate. Whatever people need, we provide. A myth is a useful thing.”
—Don Delillo (b. 1926)
“Reporters for tabloid newspapers beat a path to the park entrance each summer when the national convention of nudists is held, but the cults requirement that visitors disrobe is an obstacle to complete coverage of nudist news. Local residents interested in the nudist movement but as yet unwilling to affiliate make observations from rowboats in Great Egg Harbor River.”
—For the State of New Jersey, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)