The definition of local is relating to a particular space or place or serving only a small portion of something.(adjective)
Local is defined as a person or thing belonging to a specific town or area.(noun)
An example of a local is a person born and raised in the town where she attends college.
See local in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME locall < OFr local < LL localis < L locus, a place < IE *stlokos < base *stel-, to set up, stand, location > stalk, stall, still, Gr stellein, to put
See local in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Late Latin locālis
Origin: , from Latin locus, place.
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