lo·​cal·​ly | \ ˈlō-k(ə-)lē \

Definition of locally

1 : with respect to a particular place or situation
2 : nearby
3 : in the region of origin

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Two reports this week that track venture capital investment – MoneyTree and Dow Jones VentureSource -- showed a strong quarter locally and nationally. Mike Freeman, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Venture capital surges for San Diego County startups in second quarter," 12 July 2018 That dive into poetry has resulted in Lewis earning numerous accolades, both nationally and locally. Michael Walsh, Courant Community, "Teen Earns National Poetry Honors," 9 July 2018 Jay played the drums for most of his life, playing locally and professionally. courant.com, "Jay Howard McCollum," 30 May 2018 Ayton, who’s already based locally in Phoenix, remains the frontrunner to go first. Jeremy Woo, SI.com, "2018 NBA Mock Draft 7.0: Projecting All 60 Picks After Phoenix's Landmark Lottery Win," 15 May 2018 Advanced local industry Nearly all of the glass for the audience chamber’s inlays and the palace windows had been produced locally, out of very high-quality materials, using a process adopted in the region just a few decades earlier. Kiona N. Smith, Ars Technica, "Medieval artisans built a glass-walled palace in the desert," 31 Aug. 2018 Only 10 percent of the power generated was to be used locally, with 90 percent exported to Thailand. Youkyung Lee, The Seattle Times, "Flooding from Laos hydroelectric dam leaves hundreds missing," 24 July 2018 And thanks to a government ban on noodle imports, almost all is locally produced – a rarity in a country that imports many of its staples. Ryan Lenora Brown, The Christian Science Monitor, "What noodles can teach us about Nigeria's reluctance on free trade," 9 July 2018 Soon, Intel and other mobile-chip designers will unveil processors specifically designed to do more locally. David Pierce, WSJ, "Tech That Will Change Your Life in 2019," 30 Dec. 2018

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First Known Use of locally

1773, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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