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Long Beach

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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 is that portion of the Island commanding a view of the ocean over which the west winds blow ceaselessly.

    The Story of a Child

    Pierre Loti


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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