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1. (of space) far, long; extended, prolonged. (

2. (of time) long; tedious, laborious; long duration, continuance. (

3. (of speech or writing) long-winded, lengthy. (

4. great, vast, spacious. (

5. remote, distant, far off. (

Word origin: Latin word meaning long hence, longissimus (superlative), “the longest.”

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