In Philadelphia, Duffy misses his session with the kids because he spent the night with “a local girl.”
Singh worked as a doorman in a local hotel and Kaur was a waitress.
She also got a few students from the local university ASL class to come and sign with me.
Is it better or worse for the self-employed, for entrepreneurial startups, for your local synagogue, for your local community?
Ms. F. has also called the local police, who are now investigating the case for cyber-harassment.
It has proved to be the inspiring theme of many a local poet.
He took a cab and was driven to the local branch of his favourite temple of chance.
The causes leading to these conditions are not local; the consequences are not local.
The local preacher knelt on the platform, and offered up a prayer.
But the chief glory of the town of Woodstock has been its love of local law.
"pertaining to position," late 14c. (originally medical, "confined to a particular part of the body"), from Old French local (13c.) and directly from Late Latin localis "pertaining to a place," from Latin locus "place" (see locus). The meaning "limited to a particular place" is from c.1500. Local color is from 1721, originally a term in painting; meaning "anything picturesque" is from c.1900.
early 15c., "a medicament applied to a particular part of the body," from local (adj.). Meaning "inhabitant of a particular locality" is from 1825. The meaning "a local train" is from 1879; "local branch of a trade union" is from 1888; "neighborhood pub" is from 1934.
local lo·cal (lō'kəl)
Affecting or confined to a limited part; not general or systemic.