local government

noun

Definition of local government

:the government of a specific local area constituting a subdivision of a major political unit (such as a nation or state); also :the body of persons constituting such a government

First Known Use of local government

1753


LOCAL GOVERNMENT Defined for English Language Learners

local government

noun

Definition of local government for English Language Learners

  • : the government that controls and makes decisions for a local area (such as a town, city, or county)


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