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Long Island

geographical name

Simple Definition of Long Island

  • : island of the U.S., in New York

  • Long Island Sound : part of the Atlantic Ocean between the U.S. states of New York and Connecticut

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of Long Island

  1. island 118 miles (190 kilometers) long SE New York S of Connecticut area 1723 square miles (4462 square kilometers)

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