- a city in SW California, S of Los Angeles: a seaside resort.
- a city on SW Long Island, in SE New York.
- (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 is that portion of the Island commanding a view of the ocean over which the west winds blow ceaselessly.The Story of a Child
- a city in SW California, on San Pedro Bay: resort and naval base; oil-refining. Pop: 475 460 (2003 est)
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