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locally

[loh-kuh-lee] /ˈloʊ kə li/
adverb
1.
in a particular place, area, location, etc.
2.
with regard to place.
3.
in a local area; nearby:
Not much interest is taken in the chess tournament locally.
Origin of locally
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English localliche. See local, -ly
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  • This practice has locally decreased the population, while in all other Hindoo sects it is rapidly increasing.

    Reminiscences Hans Mattson
  • Then, men that are locally known and respected would be selected.

    The Arena Various
  • The wood of this oak possesses some good qualities which are locally appreciated by wagon makers who use it for repair work.

    American Forest Trees Henry H. Gibson
  • It is locally known as Sarnas: natives say that monkey flesh cures it.

    The Philippine Islands John Foreman
  • This action on the vessels is so marked as to constitute the drug a haemostatic, not only locally but also remotely.

British Dictionary definitions for locally

locally

/ˈləʊkəlɪ/
adverb
1.
within a particular area or place
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Word Origin and History for locally
adv.

mid-15c., from local (adj.) + -ly (2).

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