Local-government definitions

Local government is defined as the people who have the authority to make decisions or pass laws in a small geographic area near to them.

An example of local government is the town council.

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Government of the affairs of a town, district, etc. by the people living there.
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Any form of government whose remit covers an area less than that of the nation and, in some cases, less than that of a state.
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The people chosen to administer this government.
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