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

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But much of New York’s power is still generated locally, in large part at plants along the waterfronts of Queens. Ian Bogost, The Atlantic, "City Dwellers Ignore Infrastructure at Their Peril," 15 July 2019 The group has also contended on Twitter that continuing to produce energy locally is good for national security — an argument frequently made by the oil and gas industry to oppose efforts to curb petroleum production. Sammy Roth, latimes.com, "Those ads ripping Garcetti on homelessness? They’re about fighting his Green New Deal," 14 July 2019 There is one event locally, the Adidas Invitational, which will be played at Finch Creek Fieldhouse in Noblesville and at Warren Central. Kyle Neddenriep, Indianapolis Star, "Eight key storylines for July recruiting evaluation period," 10 July 2019 Search warrants executed in El Salvador often turn up references to MS-13 locally, including lists of businesses being extorted in Montgomery County, Prince George’s or other parts of the state. Lynh Bui, baltimoresun.com, "Fighting MS-13 on two fronts, federal prosecutors from Maryland and El Salvador team up on investigations," 5 July 2019 Some could become strong enough to produce locally damaging winds in addition to frequent lightning and heavy downpours. Leigh Morgan, al.com, "Isolated strong storms possible today for part of south Alabama," 25 June 2019 On Monday night, hundreds of anti-China rioters battered their way through glass doors and steel shutters and ran rampant through the Legislative Council, locally referred to as LegCo. Time Staff, Time, "Hong Kong's Embattled Leader Appeals for Calm in the Wake of Violent Anti-Government Protests," 2 July 2019 Dyer mentioned the city’s initiatives aimed at strengthening and diversifying its economic ecosystem and described Méndez González and Raíces as true examples of business owners who are expanding locally before showing a video of the new location. Jennifer A. Marcial Ocasio, orlandosentinel.com, "Puerto Rican restaurant El Cafetal receives Orlando’s recognition," 1 July 2019 Celebrating locally Chapman arrived at Angel Stadium on Sunday morning and received word about 90 minutes before the first pitch that he’d been selected to the American League All-Star team by his peers. Dan Arritt/correspondent, The Mercury News, "A’s Chapman shows off that All-Star flair in thumping of Angels," 30 June 2019

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First Known Use of locally

1773, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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