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Long Beach

noun
1.
a city in SW California, S of Los Angeles: a seaside resort.
2.
a city on SW Long Island, in SE New York.
3.
(italics) Military. the U.S. Navy's first nuclear-powered surface ship, a guided-missile cruiser launched in 1959.
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  • The Long Beach, with its walls of foam and of dune, stretched on without change.

    The Mermaid Lily Dougall
  • Dusk purpled on the breathless water, and on the Long Beach.

    A Singular Life Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
  • In front of the house spread a Long Beach, which terminated in precipitous cliffs and rocky ledges.

    The Errand Boy Horatio Alger
  • He followed the Long Beach for an hour till he came to the gap in the bank.

    Whosoever Shall Offend F. Marion Crawford
  • Here and there she could catch the white sail of some boat, skimming over the waves; but the Long Beach was lonely and deserted.

    The Gypsy Queen's Vow May Agnes Fleming
British Dictionary definitions for Long Beach

Long Beach

noun
1.
a city in SW California, on San Pedro Bay: resort and naval base; oil-refining. Pop: 475 460 (2003 est)
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