Legal Definition and Related Resources of Local

Meaning of Local

Relating to or pertaining to a particular area or place .

Local Alternative Definition

(Law Lat. localia, from locus, place). Relating to place; expressive of place; belonging or confined to a particular place. Distinguished from general, personal and transitory.

Synonyms of Local


  • adjacent
  • adjoining
  • civic
  • close
  • district
  • divisional
  • domestic
  • limited
  • localized
  • municipal
  • native
  • near
  • nearby
  • neighborhood
  • provincial
  • regional
  • restricted
  • sectional
  • subdivisional
  • surrounding
  • territorial Associated Concepts: local act
  • local action
  • local agent
  • local application
  • local assessment
  • local authorities
  • local bill
  • local concern
  • local improvement
  • local law
  • local rules

Related Entries of Local in the Encyclopedia of Law Project

Browse or run a search for Local in the American Encyclopedia of Law, the Asian Encyclopedia of Law, the European Encyclopedia of Law, the UK Encyclopedia of Law or the Latin American and Spanish Encyclopedia of Law.

Local in Historical Law

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Legal Abbreviations and Acronyms

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Mentioned in these terms

Allegiance, Assessed Value Or Valuation:, Assessment, Bailiff, Branch, Bribery, Constituency, Coroner, Corporation, County, Custom, Dome-book, Engage, Floor Plan Rule, Labor Dispute, Local Assessment, Mining Claim, Municipal, Municipal Corporation, School District, Silverplatter Doctrine, Special Assessment, , Township, Transitory Action.


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