long-ago

adjective \ ˈlȯŋ-ə-ˈgō \
|Updated on: 10 Jun 2018

Definition of long-ago

: of or relating to the past
  • long-ago leaders

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1603

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long ago

noun

Definition of long ago

: the distant past

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1838

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