long-distance

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

1long–distance

adjective

: going or covering a great distance

: involving people who are far apart

of a telephone call : connecting to a place that is far away

Full Definition of LONG-DISTANCE

1
:  of or relating to telephone communication with a distant point especially outside a specified area
2
a :  situated a long distance away
b :  going or covering a long distance <long–distance roads> <a long–distance runner>
c :  conducted or effective over long distance <a long–distance relationship> <long–distance listening devices>

First Known Use of LONG-DISTANCE

1884

2long–distance

adverb

Definition of LONG-DISTANCE

1
:  by long-distance telephone <called her long–distance>
2
:  over or from a long distance

First Known Use of LONG-DISTANCE

circa 1961

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