the length and breadth of

Definition of the length and breadth of

: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

length play
  1. : the longer or longest dimension of an object

  2. : a measured distance or dimension — see Metric System Table, Weights and Measures Table

  3. : the quality or state of being long

breadth play
  1. : distance from side to side : width

  2. : something of full width

  3. : comprehensive quality : scope


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