[ lawng-uh-goh, long- ]
/ ˈlɔŋ əˌgoʊ, ˈlɒŋ- /


of or relating to the distant past or to remote events; ancient: long-ago exploits remembered only in folk tales.

Nearby words

  1. long, huey pierce,
  2. long, stephen harriman,
  3. long-,
  4. long-acting,
  5. long-acting thyroid stimulator,
  6. long-and-short work,
  7. long-case clock,
  8. long-chain,
  9. long-coats,
  10. long-dated

Origin of long-ago

First recorded in 1825–35

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Word Origin and History for long-ago



1834, from long (adj.) + ago.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper