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local government


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  • n. Any form of government whose remit covers an area less than that of the nation and, in some cases, less than that of a state.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the government of a local area


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  • "And the same pattern has translated over into EmDef and the local government sector of angel-wearers," Podolak said.


  • The policeman met only German officers who spoke English or French, and the subterfuge continued as other representatives of the local government came on board to present a huge bouquet of flowers, pass along war news, and, in response to gentle questioning, describe the defenses of Papeete.

    Castles of Steel

  • Tax laws permit borrowing on corporate and tax-sheltered annuity plans (401(k), 403(b)) if your employer sets up the option, but not on federal, state, and local government plans such as the 457s and SEPs.


  • Aslet, it turned out when he presented himself and his furry new companion to the relevant local government bureau, was a newly classified world on the fringes of the Commonwealth.

    Impossible Places

  • A study of the adoption by fifty-three local government agencies of a computer-based planning tool called GBF/DIME, which was promoted to them by a federal agency, found that about half of the “adoptions” represented at least some degree of re-invention Eveland et al., 1977.

    Diffusion of Innovations

  • And in the same way that Chinese Americans of the early twentieth century saw the benefits of having an attractive ambassador of Chinese culture to present to the world, James Chen and others in the Vegas Chinese community saw Miss Chinatown as a positive bridge to local government and larger community relations.

    American Chinatown

  • The local government was largely left in the hands of the Sadducean priestly aristocracy, and the Sanhedrin was the supreme court of justice, deprived, however (about A.D. 30), of the power of carrying a sentence of death.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • It was known that the German Government was embarked on a leisurely and elaborate parly with the local government over railway concessions.

    Scales of Justice

  • Transitional Government (BTG), initiated a new system of local government based on a council of chiefs, and circulated a new blue-print for a longer term peace strategy developed by the Minister for Provincial Affairs, Peter Barter, and others.


  • And private philanthropists have often been effective counterweights against the excesses of local government within the U.S.

    Creative Capitalism


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