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local

2 noun
     
local2 S3 [countable]
1 [usually plural] someone who lives in the place where you are or the place that you are talking about:
We asked one of the locals to recommend a restaurant.
2 British EnglishDFD a pub near where you live, especially one where you often drink:
I usually have a pint or two at my local on Friday nights.
3 American EnglishTTTTTC a bus, train etc that stops at all regular stopping places [↪ express]
4 American EnglishBEL a branch of a trade union

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