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an island in SE New York: the boroughs of Brooklyn and Queens of New York City are located at its W end. 118 miles (190 km) long; 12–20 miles (19–32 km) wide; 1,682 sq. mi. (4,356 sq. km).
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British Dictionary definitions for Long Island

Long Island

noun
an island in SE New York State, separated from the S shore of Connecticut by Long Island Sound (an arm of the Atlantic): contains the New York City boroughs of Brooklyn and Queens in the west, many resorts (notably Coney Island), and two large airports (La Guardia and John F. Kennedy). Area: 4462 sq km (1723 sq miles)
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Cultural definitions for Long Island

Long Island

Island in New York state. Its western end is taken up by Brooklyn and Queens, two of the five boroughs that make up New York City.

The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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