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noun 
  1. (linguistics) A long vowel.
verb 
  1. (intransitive) To await, to aspire, to want (for something to occur)
She longed for him to come back.
adjective 
  1. Having much distance from one terminating point on an object or an area to another terminating point. Long usually applies to horizontal dimensions. (italbrac, see Usage Notes)
It's a way from the Earth to the Moon.
  1. Of things that take much time or are of great duration.
The pyramids of Egypt have been around for a time.
  1. (finance) possessing or owning stocks, bonds or other financial instruments.
  2. (cricket) of a fielding position, close to the boundary (or closer to the boundary than the equivalent short position)
adverb 
  1. Over a great distance in space.
He threw the ball .
  1. For a duration in time.
Will this interview take ?
     
Lucy Tweet Definition of Lucy Like Definition of Lucy on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. A female given name, the Anglicized feminine of Lucius
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  1. The skeletal remains of a female hominid, Australopithecus afarensis, found in Tanzania in 1974 and dated at about 3 million years old. Lucy is the most complete australopithecine skeleton yet discovered, being about 40 percent intact.-->
     

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