the length and breadth of

Definition of the length and breadth of

  1. :  through all parts of (a place) I've been/traveled the length and breadth of the canyon, but I still haven't found the caves I'm looking for.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the longer or longest dimension of an object

    :  the quality or state of being long

    :  duration or extent in time

  1. :  distance from side to side :  width

    :  something of full width

    :  comprehensive quality :  scope

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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