- long-distance ► ADJECTIVE 1) travelling or operating between distant places. 2) Athletics denoting a race distance of 6 miles or 10,000 metres (6 miles 376 yds), or longer.► ADVERB ▪ between distant places.
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long-distance — adj. covering long distances; as, a long distance runner; a long distance telephone call. [WordNet 1.5] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
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long-distance — 1884, in reference to telephoning, from LONG (Cf. long) (adj.) + DISTANCE (Cf. distance) … Etymology dictionary
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