Simple Definition of local government
: the government that controls and makes decisions for a local area (such as a town, city, or county)
Full Definition of local government
: the government of a specific local area constituting a subdivision of a major political unit (as a nation or state); also : the body of persons constituting such a government
First Known Use of local government
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