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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That’s the largest amount raised in a single quarter locally since the first quarter of 2001. Mike Freeman, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Venture capital surges for San Diego County startups in second quarter," 12 July 2018 The market hosts 40 vendors bringing locally raised farm products, baked goods, specialty foods and artisan wares. Courant Community, "Community News For The Vernon Edition," 21 May 2018 THe second one is to let Floridians enjoy a product that is grown here, locally grown that hasn't been done before. Lauren Delgado, OrlandoSentinel.com, "5 questions about Florida Hops," 9 July 2018 Abington is the first hospital locally to offer telehealth service from the operating room. Peg Quann, Philly.com, "Waiting for a loved one in surgery, Jefferson uses webcam to update family members from the OR," 21 June 2018 Summer is the best time of year to eat locally grown while traveling, which also reduces the carbon footprint of shipping food long distances. Anna Marden, BostonGlobe.com, "5 tips for an eco-friendly road trip," 19 June 2018 In Fort Worth schools, students at North Side High School can participate in a locally offered course on Latina and Latino studies. Diane Smith, star-telegram, "Mexican-American studies will be taught in Texas schools. Why there's a fight over its name," 30 May 2018 The school district doesn’t offer GED preparation programs in French or Creole, since the GED isn’t offered in those languages locally, and Courtois didn’t know the school district offered GED programs in English. Lena Jackson, Brenda Medina And Kyra Gurney, miamiherald, "These immigrants came for a better education. Now, they'll never graduate high school | Miami Herald," 16 May 2018 But where Congress sees dark clouds, Isbell sees opportunity in the new trend towards locally grown produce and meat . Doug Mckelway, Fox News, "Amid dark clouds over U.S. farms, some see opportunity to prosper," 20 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of locally

1773, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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