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Princeton's WordNet

  1. locallyadverb

    by a particular locality

    "it was locally decided"

  2. locally, topicallyadverb

    to a restricted area of the body

    "apply this medicine topically"


  1. locallyadverb

    With respect to place; in place; as, to be locally separated or distant

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Locallyadjective

    With respect to place.

    Etymology: from local.

    Whether things, in their natures so divers as body and spirit, which almost in nothing communicate, are not essentially divided, though not locally distant, I leave to the readers. Joseph Glanvill, Scep.


  1. locally

    "Locally" is an adverb generally used to describe something that occurs, exists or is made within a specific geographical area or community, or in the immediate vicinity. However, it can also be used in different contexts with different meanings. For instance, in mathematics, 'locally' refers to properties or situations that hold true in some neighborhood of every point in a set or space. Hence, the exact meaning of "locally" can vary depending on the context and the field of study or discussion.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Locallyadverb

    with respect to place; in place; as, to be locally separated or distant

Editors Contribution

  1. locallyadverb

    Applicable, in or relating to a specific and defined local area.

    It was known locally that they are choosing to build a swimming pool as they all choose to have one create for the public to access and use.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 2, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'locally' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3230

  2. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'locally' in Adverbs Frequency: #305

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of locally in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of locally in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of locally in a Sentence

  1. Amanda Litman:

    We need to win local office because it's not enough to win the White House, Senate and White House, progress happens locally.

  2. Natalie Horne:

    It's been an overwhelming show of support from the community locally, nationally, internationally. It means a lot. We wish that we could all bring the children back.

  3. Donald Trump:

    Department of Education. We're cutting Common Core. We're getting rid of Common Core. We're bringing education locally. Department of Environmental Protection. We are going to get rid of it in almost every form ... Because of the fact that the pharmaceutical companies are not mandated to bid properly, they have hundreds of billions of dollars in waste.

  4. Happy Pops:

    I love creating innovative treats that appeal to Canada's diverse tastes, i started Happy Pops to bring all-natural, handcrafted flavour to Canadians, so French's locally-grown ketchup is a perfect pairing.

  5. James Dignan:

    The plant management used to be very engaged locally. But they're losing some of that tie and that feel from the company to the community.

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