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Definition of daylong

: lasting all day a daylong tour

Examples of daylong in a Sentence

a daylong tour of the city
Recent Examples on the Web What Pelosi called a sad and solemn moment for the country, coming in the first year after Democrats swept control of the House, unfolded in a caustic daylong session that showcased the nation’s divisions. Author: Lisa Mascaro And Mary Clare Jalonick, Anchorage Daily News, "President Donald Trump impeached by US House on 2 charges," 19 Dec. 2019 The tweet followed Trump’s brief and unexpected 15-minute appearance Monday at the daylong climate summit, where leaders from more than 60 countries presented plans to step up emissions reductions. Alexa Díazstaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, "Greta Thunberg subtly swipes back at Trump after climate speech insult," 24 Sep. 2019 The daylong summit is the brainchild of U.N. chief António Guterres, who has poured resources into the event over the last year. Jean Chemnick, Scientific American, "4 Things to Watch at Next Week’s Climate Summit," 19 Sep. 2019 Plain Dealer reporters Brie Zeltner and Rachel Dissell will share updates on the daylong summit, organized by the United Way of Greater Cleveland and the Lead Safe Cleveland Coalition. Brie Zeltner,, "Cleveland Lead Safe Home Summit: Live updates," 21 June 2019 First Night Boston, now in its 44th year, is a daylong event with family activities and musical performances spread across Copley Square and Back Bay., "First Night setup resumes after worker fatality on Saturday - The Boston Globe," 29 Dec. 2019 But first, watch for a daylong showdown that’s been boiling for years between Republicans loyal to Trump and Democrats who say his conduct toward Ukraine makes him unfit for office. Laurie Kellman, Twin Cities, "What to watch as Trump impeachment moves to House floor," 18 Dec. 2019 Acosta, who is Mexican-American, gets together with her mother and two sisters to make tamales — a daylong process involving cleaning the corn husks, then filling them with masa dough, chili peppers and shredded chicken. Amy Forliti, The Denver Post, "AP poll shows most Americans feel grateful during the holidays — and stressed," 20 Dec. 2019 Dustin Gardiner reports on key takeaways from the daylong debate in the House — and what to expect as the proceedings move to the Senate. Taylor Kate Brown,, "Bay Briefing: Trump impeached — now what?," 19 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of daylong

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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16 Jan 2020

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“Daylong.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 19 January 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of daylong

: lasting an entire day

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