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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Wolk spoke Monday at a daylong conference for professional and family caregivers sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association Delaware Valley Chapter. Stacey Burling,, "Is Alzheimer's disease the next frontier for precision medicine?," 8 May 2018 Advertising The sudden burst of late-night fighting ended a daylong lull that had raised hopes of a cease-fire taking hold. Isabel Debre, The Seattle Times, "Israel bombs targets in Gaza as rocket fire resumes," 27 Mar. 2019 Over 110 Palestinians were killed in daylong fighting, and Palestinian witnesses had complained of heavy and indiscriminate shelling by Israeli forces. Josef Federman, Fox News, "Israel: No criminal action in deadly Gaza 2014 war incident," 15 Aug. 2018 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

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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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