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Long Beach

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. Unabridged
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  • The Long Beach, with its walls of foam and of dune, stretched on without change.

    The Mermaid

    Lily Dougall
  • Yet he dared not kiss her throat, as he had done at Long Beach.

    The Trail of the Hawk Sinclair Lewis
  • Dusk purpled on the breathless water, and on the Long Beach.

    A Singular Life Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
  • They looked ahead and saw a strip of water and a Long Beach.

    A Yankee Flier in Italy Rutherford G. Montgomery
  • He followed the Long Beach for an hour till he came to the gap in the bank.

    Whosoever Shall Offend

    F. Marion Crawford
British Dictionary definitions for Long Beach

Long Beach

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