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  1. A person who lives nearby.
It's easy to tell the locals from the tourists.
  1. A branch of a an nationwide organization such as a trade union.
I'm in the TWU, too. Local 6.
  1. (rail transport) A train that stops at all, or almost all, stations between its origin and destination, including very small ones.
The expresses skipped my station, so I had to take a local.
  1. One's nearest or regularly frequented public house or bar.
    1. From or in a nearby location
    We prefer local produce.
      Etymology: (adjective) From French, local.

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