long ago
noun Date: 1851 the distant past

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • long-ago — (adj.) 1834, from LONG (Cf. long) (adj.) + AGO (Cf. ago) …   Etymology dictionary

  • long-ago — long′ ago adj. cvb of or pertaining to the distant past • Etymology: 1825–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • long ago — adverb of the distant or comparatively distant past (Freq. 14) We met once long ago they long ago forsook their nomadic life left for work long ago he has long since given up mountain climbing This name has long since been forgotten la …   Useful english dictionary

  • long ago — adverb At a time in the past, especially the distant past. There was a Roman fort here long ago. Syn: long since, long, time, ago Ant: recently …   Wiktionary

  • long-ago — /lawng euh goh , long /, adj. of or pertaining to the distant past or to remote events; ancient: long ago exploits remembered only in folk tales. [1825 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • long-ago — adjective belonging to time long gone those long ago dresses that swished along the floor • Similar to: ↑old …   Useful english dictionary

  • long-ago — adjective Date: circa 1834 of or relating to the past < long ago leaders > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • long ago — long before, before a very long time, a long time past …   English contemporary dictionary

  • long ago — Synonyms and related words: ages ago, anciently, and night, auld lang syne, away back, day after day, days beyond recall, days of old, days of yore, early, early times, eld, enduringly, for an age, for life, for long, good old times, hour after… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Long Ago and Far Away (TV series) — Long Ago and Far Away is an award winning TV series that aired on PBS Television from 1989 until 1993. It was created by WGBH, a public television broadcast service located in Boston, Massachusetts. WGBH is a member of PBS, which allowed for this …   Wikipedia

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