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Local

Lo´cal   Pronunciation: lō´kal
a.1.Of or pertaining to a particular place, or to a definite region or portion of space; restricted to one place or region; as, a local custom.
Local actions
(Law) actions such as must be brought in a particular county, where the cause arises; - distinguished from transitory actions.
Local affection
(Med.) a disease or ailment confined to a particular part or organ, and not directly affecting the system.
Local attraction
(Magnetism) an attraction near a compass, causing its needle to deviate from its proper direction, especially on shipboard.
Local battery
(Teleg.) the battery which actuates the recording instruments of a telegraphic station, as distinguished from the battery furnishing a current for the line.
Local circuit
(Teleg.) the circuit of the local battery.
Local color
a - (Paint.) The color which belongs to an object, and is not caused by accidental influences, as of reflection, shadow, etc.
b - (Literature) Peculiarities of the place and its inhabitants where the scene of an action or story is laid.
Local option
the right or obligation of determining by popular vote within certain districts, as in each county, city, or town, whether the sale of alcoholic beverages within the district shall be allowed.
n.1.(Railroad) A train which receives and deposits passengers or freight along the line of the road; a train for the accommodation of a certain district.
2.In newspaper cant, an item of news relating to the place where the paper is published.
3.A train or bus which stops at all stations along a line, as contrasted with an express, which stops only at certain stations designated as express stops.
Noun1.Locallocal - public transport consisting of a bus or train that stops at all stations or stops; "the local seemed to take forever to get to New York"
Antonyms:
express - public transport consisting of a fast train or bus that makes a limited number of scheduled stops; "he caught the express to New York"
2.local - anesthetic that numbs a local area of the body
Adj.1.local - relating to or applicable to or concerned with the administration of a city or town or district rather than a larger area; "local taxes"; "local authorities"
Antonyms:
national - concerned with or applicable to or belonging to an entire nation or country; "the national government"; "national elections"; "of national concern"; "the national highway system"; "national forests"
2.local - of or belonging to or characteristic of a particular locality or neighborhood; "local customs"; "local schools"; "the local citizens"; "a local point of view"; "local outbreaks of flu"; "a local bus line"
3.local - affecting only a restricted part or area of the body; "local anesthesia"
Antonyms:
general - affecting the entire body; "a general anesthetic"; "general symptoms"

LOCAL. Pertaining to a place; something annexed to the freehold or tied to a certain place; as, local courts, or courts whose jurisdiction is limited to a particular place; local allegiance, or allegiance due while you are in a particular place or country; local taxes, or those which are collected for particular districts.

Amtrak, Pullman, Pullman car, aboriginal, aborigine, adjoining, affiliate, alehouse, arm, autochthon, baggage car, baggage train, bar, barrel house, barroom, beer garden, beer parlor, bistro, blind tiger, boxcar, branch, branch office, cabaret, cable railroad, caboose, cafe, car, carriage, chair car, chapter, choo-choo, city, close by, coach, coal car, cocktail lounge, cog railroad, cog railway, collective bargaining, company union, confined, county, covered waggon, craft union, day coach, dialect, dialectal, diner, dinghy, dining car, district, dive, division, dramshop, drawing room, drinking saloon, earliest inhabitant, el, electric, electric train, elevated, express, express train, first comer, flat, flatcar, flier, freight, freight train, freighter, funicular, geographically limited, gin mill, gondola, goods train, groggery, grogshop, honky-tonk, horizontal union, idiomatic, indigene, industrial union, insular, interurban, labor union, lightning express, local union, local yokel, localized, lodge, luggage van, mail car, mail van, metro, milk train, monorail, municipal, native, nearby, nightclub, of a place, offshoot, organ, organized labor, palace car, parliamentary, parliamentary train, parlor car, parochial, particular, passenger car, passenger train, peculiar, post, pothouse, primitive, primitive settler, provincial, pub, public, public house, rack-and-pinion railroad, railroad train, railway car, rathskeller, rattler, reefer, refrigerator car, resident, rolling stock, roomette, rumshop, saloon, saloon bar, sectarian, shire, shuttle, shuttle train, sleeper, small-town, smoker, smoking car, speakeasy, special, specific, state, stockcar, streamliner, subway, tank, taproom, tavern, tender, topical, town, townsman, townswoman, trade guild, trade union, train, truck, tube, underground, union local, van, vernacular, vertical union, village, waggon, way train, wine shop, wing
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Lobularia
Lobularia maritima
lobularity
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Local action
Local actions
Local affection
local anaesthesia
local anaesthetic
local anesthesia
local anesthetic
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Local Area Transport
Local attraction
local authority
Local battery
local bus
local call
Local circuit
Local color
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