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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
  • 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

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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