- the time based on the meridian through a specific place, as a city, in contrast to that of the time zone within which the place is located; the time in a specific place as compared to that of another place to the east or west.
Origin of local time
First recorded in 1825–35
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- the time in a particular region or area expressed with reference to the meridian passing through it
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