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[loh-kuh-lee] /ˈloʊ kə li/
in a particular place, area, location, etc.
with regard to place.
in a local area; nearby:
Not much interest is taken in the chess tournament locally.
Origin of locally
late Middle English
1400-50; late Middle English localliche. See local, -ly Unabridged
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  • If it becomes a little more recognized locally, then it may get more recognition in the state then regionally.
  • The rate of funding has declined as locally generated government revenues have grown.
  • And seasonal domestic ingredients, often locally sourced, are freely employed.
  • Meanwhile, advocates of locally produced food say the crisis only underscores the dangers of the industrialized food supply.
  • On the grounds are gardens with native and missionary-era plants and a gift shop of locally-made crafts.
  • While not abundant, organic farms around the country offer locally grown, pesticide-free trees and wreaths.
  • Look for fresh, locally grown sprouts-still on the stalk is best-with tightly closed leaves.
  • locally, probably all volcanoes cause problems for people.
  • But the basic idea was a diet based on what's available locally, prepared nutritiously, getting away from meat and fat and sugar.
  • Foods locally grown need a critical area to survive.
British Dictionary definitions for locally


within a particular area or place
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Word Origin and History for locally

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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