day·​long | \ ˈdā-ˌlȯŋ How to pronounce daylong (audio) \

Definition of daylong

: lasting all day a daylong tour

Examples of daylong in a Sentence

a daylong tour of the city

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On the scenic Gili islands—low-lying islets just off Lombok’s northwest coast—2,700 tourists were taken by boat in a daylong ferrying effort to the main island. Ben Otto And, WSJ, "Tourists Flee Indonesian Island After Earthquake as Search for Survivors Continues," 6 Aug. 2018 Thursday’s daylong effort to draw contributions represents a potential bonanza for hundreds of nonprofits in Sacramento, Placer, El Dorado and Yolo counties. Mark Glover, sacbee, "Will new tax law downsize Sacramento area's Big Day of Giving?," 2 May 2018 Speaking at an iftar dinner, which breaks the daylong fast, Trump offered a message of unity, recognizing members of the Muslim community at home and abroad. Fox News, "Trump wishes Muslims 'Ramadan Mubarak' at White House iftar dinner," 6 June 2018 Bracamontes was sentenced for the Oct. 24, 2014, slayings, which occurred during a daylong crime spree that began in the parking lot of an Arden Way Motel 6 and ended in Auburn. Sam Stanton, sacbee, "Cop-killer shouted threats instead of helping his defense. He got a death sentence | The Sacramento Bee," 25 Apr. 2018 And at the top of the heap are the bakers who might best be described as cookie famous: women like Bell and Metoyer, who can command $7 per cookie and $450 for a daylong decorating lesson. Alison Roman, The Seattle Times, "‘We are all connected by cookies’: A tribe with a bond stronger than royal icing," 12 Dec. 2018 This story inadvertently triggered a daylong debate on Twitter after Frier, citing Facebook, reported that the company’s vaunted election war room had been shut down and replaced with a Friday-morning meeting. Casey Newton, The Verge, "The UK’s inquiry into fake news is focused on a long-dead bikini-finding app," 27 Nov. 2018 The daylong workshop, which was organized by METI, explored the possibility that language — or at least certain essential elements of language — might be universal throughout the cosmos. Mike Wall,, "Decoding Alien Messages Could Be the Biggest Citizen-Science Project Ever," 26 May 2018 Like a bodybuilder switching to heavier barbells, Allen eventually mixed in daylong fasts to his routine. Mark Barna, Discover Magazine, "Not So Fast," 24 Sep. 2018

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First Known Use of daylong

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of daylong was before the 12th century

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English Language Learners Definition of daylong

: lasting an entire day

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