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1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) government of the affairs of counties, towns, etc, by locally elected political bodies
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the US equivalent of local authority
1. the administration of the local affairs of a city, town, or other district by its inhabitants.
2. the governing body of such a district.
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|Noun||1.||local government - the government of a local area |
authorities, government, regime - the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit; "the government reduced taxes"; "the matter was referred to higher authorities"
municipal government - the government of a municipality
town meeting - government of a town by an assembly of the qualified voters