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Date: 1300-1400
Language: French
Origin: Late Latin localis, from Latin locus; LOCUS

local

1 adjective
     
Related topics: Medicine
lo‧cal1 S1 W1 [usually before noun]
1 relating to the particular area you live in, or the area you are talking about:
local hospital
local residents
2 technicalM affecting or limited to one part of your body:
a local infection

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