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telephone service between distant places.
/ˈlɔŋˈdɪs təns, ˈlɒŋ-/
of, from, or between distant places:
a long-distance phone call.
for, over, or covering long distances:
a long-distance runner.
by long-distance telephone:
to call someone long-distance.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Nevertheless mankind is able to move enormous blocks over
since thousands of years.
training-mostly running and cross-country skiing.
The feet of a ballet dancer, a
runner, a place kicker.
The water would have been damagingly too rough and choppy for that tiny boat to cross over that
they merge into the hypotenuse.
Because there is no
driving, electric cars make a lot of sense.
If it's a
call to reach the port, you pay for that.
The past few years it's been an ongoing series of
drives, punctuated with frequent camping trips towing a trailer.
If you commute a relatively
to work by car, petrol expenditures will loom large in your budget.
The idea that efficient and high speed rail links would only serve
locations is another fable.
British Dictionary definitions for
) covering relatively long distances
a long-distance driver
) (of telephone calls, lines, etc) connecting points a relatively long way apart
mainly US & Canadian
) a long-distance telephone call
a long-distance telephone system or its operator
by a long-distance telephone line
he phoned long-distance
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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