Meaning of “local derby” in the English Dictionary

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"local derby" in British English

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local derbynoun [ C ]

uk /ˌləʊ.kəl ˈdɑː.bi/ us /ˌloʊ.kəl ˈdɝː.bi/ also derby UK

a sports competition, especially a game of football, between two teams from the same city or area

(Definition of “local derby” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)