in a particular place, area, location, etc.
with regard to place.
in a local area; nearby: Not much interest is taken in the chess tournament locally.

Nearby words

  1. localize,
  2. localized,
  3. localized nodular tenosynovitis,
  4. localized scleroderma,
  5. localizing symptom,
  6. locally compact space,
  7. locally euclidean space,
  8. locally finite set,
  9. locarno,
  10. locarno pact

Origin of locally

First recorded in 1400–50, locally is from the late Middle English word localliche. See local, -ly

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British Dictionary definitions for locally



within a particular area or place
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Word Origin and History for locally



mid-15c., from local (adj.) + -ly (2).

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