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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And many dozens of nonprofit news organizations have sprung up locally across the country. Alberto Ibargüen, star-telegram, "Support local news –it’s crucial to our lives and our democracy," 5 July 2018 One brand, BioGlitz, is locally owned and Forecastle approved. Kirby Adams, The Courier-Journal, "How to look cool when it's hot: Your expert style guide for Forecastle," 5 July 2018 Then look at this statistic: Roughly eight in 10 business are locally owned. Michael Candelaria, OrlandoSentinel.com, "College Park Neighborhood Guide," 21 June 2018 The Super Eagles, as the team is known, arrived looking crisp in starched white traditional attire, known locally as the kaftan. Stephanie Busari, Cnn And Damilola Odutayo, CNN, "It's official! Nigeria is the most stylish team at the World Cup," 13 June 2018 Nothing will stop the team from building a $200 million privately funded, locally owned stadium behind Taft IT High School. Jason Williams, Cincinnati.com, "PX column: Pay no attention to anti-stadium noise. FC Cincinnati is moving forward," 12 May 2018 The chainmail design, known as the lorica hamata locally, is meant to give off the impression of a suit of armour as the players enter the pitch. SI.com, "AS Roma Unveil New Nike 2018/19 Home Kit With Historic Roman Military Design," 11 May 2018 The first concern is illustrated by how few locally owned, non-state firms can compete with foreign ones. The Economist, "Central Europe’s Goldilocks economies," 5 July 2018 My mom pours at least three small bowls of nose-clearing, locally produced Tropics Chinese hot mustard into hers. Elyse Inamine, Bon Appetit, "In Hawaii, Nothing Says You’re Home Like Mac Salad," 6 June 2018

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First Known Use of locally

1773, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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