Usage examples for local

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. It takes two dollars and six- bits to git from Goldstone to Briggs City on the Local. – Alec Lloyd, Cowpuncher by Eleanor Gates
  4. 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
  5. Again the voice back by the wall: " Express broke down; take local." – The Flag by Homer Greene
  6. 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
  7. What are you going to do when you have used up all your local women? – Mary Minds Her Business by George Weston
  8. 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
  9. I called in the local police, but without success. – Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. According to a local tradition, George Fox at one time lived here. – Strange Pages from Family Papers by T. F. Thiselton Dyer
  13. The local authorities can take care of this case now. – The Dream Doctor by Arthur B. Reeve
  14. We talked of the war, of local news, of the wounded at the hospital. – The Red Planet by William J. Locke
  15. 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
  16. Of local use only. – Dictionary of the Chinook Jargon, or, Trade Language of Oregon by George Gibbs
  17. He had asked me for no local news. – The Red Planet by William J. Locke
  18. So I'm not in touch with local events. – The Flying Stingaree by Harold Leland Goodwin
  19. 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
  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