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long-ago

[ lawng-uh-goh, long- ]
/ ˈlɔŋ əˌgoʊ, ˈlɒŋ- /
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adjective
of or relating to the distant past or to remote events; ancient: long-ago exploits remembered only in folk tales.
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Origin of long-ago

First recorded in 1825–35
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long ago

A time well before the present, the distant past. For example, I read that book long ago, or The battles of long ago were just as fierce. [Second half of 1300s]

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