lo·​cal·​ly | \ ˈlō-k(ə-)lē How to pronounce locally (audio) \

Definition of locally

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

Examples of locally in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Unlike other area communities that have added provisions to allow chickens in recent years, the fowl family has occasionally found a home in urban neighborhoods locally, with no ordinance ruling the roost. Jim Riccioli, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Waukesha residents fight to keep the city from imposing any more regulations on their backyard chickens," 6 Aug. 2020 In routine, nonemergency situations, the process of bringing in and orienting a new clinician, known as onboarding, is a nonstandard process that is created and managed locally within individual hospital units. Susan Haas, STAT, "Onboarding during Covid-19," 6 Aug. 2020 The initiative, locally directed by the Indianapolis Urban League and the African American Coalition of Indianapolis, is funded by a $100 million grant from the Lilly Endowment. Holly V. Hays, The Indianapolis Star, "National, local Urban League initiative will target needs of Indianapolis' Black community," 6 Aug. 2020 Creating and expanding parks also generates jobs and economic activity, with much of the money spent locally. Joe Roman, The Conversation, "Twitter posts show that people are profoundly sad – and are visiting parks to cheer up," 6 Aug. 2020 On Wednesday, the City of San Antonio reported 340 new cases, bringing the total to 41,614 locally. Tom Orsborn, ExpressNews.com, "Popovich: NBA bubble ‘great example for rest of the country’," 5 Aug. 2020 Arizona time and will be broadcast locally on Fox Sports Arizona. Richard Morin, The Arizona Republic, "Conor Garland's late goal gives Arizona Coyotes series lead after Game 3 win vs. Predators," 5 Aug. 2020 Walmart’s movie tour, which launches nationally Aug. 14 and runs through Oct. 21, debuts locally in Prosper at 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 14. Natalie Walters, Dallas News, "Walmart is turning parking lots into movie theaters at 14 North Texas locations," 5 Aug. 2020 Waterspouts can create locally hazardous seas and can damage small watercraft with briefly higher winds and suddenly high waves. Joshua Gunter, cleveland, "See waterspouts visible over Lake Erie on Wednesday (photos)," 5 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of locally

1773, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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9 Aug 2020

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“Locally.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/locally. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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