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local (LOH kuhl) (adjective)
1. Pertaining to a specific location; nearby; close: The sudden local storm did not affect other parts of the countryside.
2. Serving or representing a limited and specific area: Lenora tries to buy local produce during the summer and not any vegetables and fruit from other countries.
locale (loh KAL) (noun)
A specific place relating to a site or a particular event: Russell and Francine enjoyed the locale of the countryside near their friend's home.

The famous local author wrote an excellent description of the locale of the mining village.

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