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Usage examples for local

  1. Of local use only. – Dictionary of the Chinook Jargon, or, Trade Language of Oregon by George Gibbs
  2. Scientific men were awake to the interest of these facts, but had considered them only as local phenomena. – Louis Agassiz: His Life and Correspondence by Louis Agassiz
  3. But in different districts the members of these families give a local name to the one to which they belong, which is understood in that district to indicate some particular branch of the principal family. – Journals Of Two Expeditions Of Discovery In North-West And Western Australia, Vol. 2 (of 2) by George Grey
  4. So I'm not in touch with local events. – The Flying Stingaree by Harold Leland Goodwin
  5. The local authorities can take care of this case now. – The Dream Doctor by Arthur B. Reeve
  6. Again the voice back by the wall: " Express broke down; take local." – The Flag by Homer Greene
  7. According to a local tradition, George Fox at one time lived here. – Strange Pages from Family Papers by T. F. Thiselton Dyer
  8. He had asked me for no local news. – The Red Planet by William J. Locke
  9. So greatly indeed is that species beneath the control of local circumstances, that the very districts of an island as insignificant as Porto Santo have each their separate races to boast of. – On the Variation of Species, with Especial Reference to the Insecta ; Followed by an Inquiry into the Nature of Genera by Thomas Vernon Wollaston
  10. The place appointed was a long way from Heston, but in the old days he had often sent on a fresh horse by train to a local station. – Marriage à la mode by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  11. As was usually the case, there was in the regiment a soldier gifted with the power and taste for letter- writing, and he kept the local papers quite well posted concerning affairs in the regiment. – A Knight Of The Nineteenth Century by E. P. Roe
  12. It takes two dollars and six- bits to git from Goldstone to Briggs City on the Local. – Alec Lloyd, Cowpuncher by Eleanor Gates
  13. Fred Barlow and I will get hold of a local man, train him in the selling of the Michigan car, and show him how to go about building up accessories and general hardware trade. – Dawson Black: Retail Merchant by Harold Whitehead
  14. We talked of the war, of local news, of the wounded at the hospital. – The Red Planet by William J. Locke
  15. A national dress, however, has a fine effect in the advertisement, and gives a local color to the scene. – The Ways of Men by Eliot Gregory
  16. As to business, Constance knew only that she allowed him three hundred a year, and paid his local tailor. – The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett
  17. I called in the local police, but without success. – Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  18. What are you going to do when you have used up all your local women? – Mary Minds Her Business by George Weston
  19. I have been much interested of late in an application of art to a local industry in New Hampshire. – How to make rugs by Candace Wheeler
  20. Local reporter on the San Francisco Call. – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
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