Translation of local in Spanish:

local

Pronunciation: /ˈləʊkəl/

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1 [dialect/custom/newspaper] local; [council/election] municipal; [bus/train] urbano I don't use the local shops no compro en las tiendas del barrio ( or de la zona etc) he's a local man es de aquí ( or de allí), es un hombre del lugar the local community los vecinos or habitantes de la zona the local priest el cura de la parroquia ( or del pueblo etc) a local specialty una especialidad de la localidad ( or de la región etc) the local wine el vino del país at three o'clock local time a las tres, hora local here is the local weather forecast este es el pronóstico del tiempo para la región a local call [Telecom] una llamada local
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    • Pupils at a Bolton school are set to embark on a fascinating journey of discovery into the history of their local area.
    • He said the sub committee would be comprised of local people who knew the local history and area.
    • The class ask her to fill in the gaps in the local history of the area, which is not always in the history books.
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    • A journey with many stops, this is living life local train style, in less than ten seconds.
    • Possibly the local train may have observed something which may throw some light upon the matter.
    • One of these boys who use the local train for their nefarious activities become the victim of a braggart.
  • 2 2.1 [Medicine/Medicina] [anesthetic] local; [infection] localizado 2.2 [Computing/Informática] [variable/maximum] local
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    • It looks for local keys, not over the Internet, and that's very much the point.
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    • BT could be ready to cut charges that give rival operators access to its local network.
    • The files are on your local computer, and you need to upload them to the Web server.
    • This is not a critical risk, as only people on the local machine may logon to this account with a blank password.
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    • However, as it only appeared in the left foot, it was probably just a local infection which may have caused the man to limp.

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (inhabitant) he's not a local no es de aquí ( or de allí) the locals say it's true los (vecinos) del lugar dicen que es verdad 1.2 (pub) (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] [ bar de la zona donde se vive ] our local el bar de nuestro barrio ( or de nuestra zona etc) 1.3 (anesthetic) [colloquial/familiar] anestesia (feminine) local 1.4 (train)[ tren que para en todas las estaciones ]

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Spain had three civil wars known as the guerras carlistas (1833-39, 1860, 1872-76). When Fernando VII died in 1833, he was succeeded not by his brother the Infante Don Carlos de Borbón, but by his daughter Isabel, under the regency of her mother María Cristina. This provoked a mainly northern-Spanish revolt, with local guerrillas pitted against the forces of the central government. The Carlist Wars were also a confrontation between conservative rural Catholic Spain, especially the Basque provinces and Aragón, led by the carlistas, and the progressive liberal urban middle classes allied with the army. Carlos died in 1855, but the carlistas, representing political and religious traditionalism, supported his descendants' claims until reconciliation in 1977 with King Juan Carlos.