What is local?

  • (adj): Relating to or applicable to or concerned with the administration of a city or town or district rather than a larger area.
    Example: "Local taxes"; "local authorities"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Local

Local usually refers to something nearby, or in the immediate area.

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XHRIO-TV - News Operation
... A full local newscast would not air on the station until March 12, 2007, when XHRIO debuted Fox 2 News at Nine ... 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 ...
ZM (New Zealand) - ZM History - 2010s
... 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 ... will allow for streaming of all of ZM's 19 markets, including local ads, weather and traffic ...
Racketeer Influenced And Corrupt Organizations Act - Famous Cases - AccessHealthSource
... were indicted on RICO charges for allegedly assisting AccessHealthSource, a local health care provider, in obtaining and maintaining lucrative contracts with local and ...
Zürich S-Bahn - History
... 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) ... line, so the law was changed to allow local contributions ...
Zalău - Politics
... 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 ...

More definitions of "local":

  • (adj): Of or belonging to or characteristic of a particular locality or neighborhood.
    Example: "Local customs"; "local schools"; "the local citizens"; "a local point of view"; "local outbreaks of flu"; "a local bus line"
  • (noun): Public transport consisting of a bus or train that stops at all stations or stops.
    Example: "The local seemed to take forever to get to New York"
  • (adj): Affecting only a restricted part or area of the body.
    Example: "Local anesthesia"

Famous quotes containing the word local:

    Surely there must be some way to find a husband or, for that matter, merely an escort, without sacrificing one’s privacy, self-respect, and interior decorating scheme. For example, men could be imported from the developing countries, many parts of which are suffering from a man excess, at least in relation to local food supply.
    Barbara Ehrenreich (b. 1941)

    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)

    Reporters for tabloid newspapers beat a path to the park entrance each summer when the national convention of nudists is held, but the cult’s 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)