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local

adjective adjacent, adjoining, civic, close, divisional, domestic, limited, localized, municipal, near, nearby, neighborhood, provincial, regional, sectional, surrounding, territorial
Associated concepts: local act, local action, local agent, local application, local assessment, local authorities, local bill, local concern, local improvement, local law, local rules
See also: chapter, domestic, native, organ, provincial, regional

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.

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