from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Covering a long distance.
  • adjective Of, relating to, or being telephone communication to a distant station.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective covering long distances.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Over a great length (e.g. a long-distance runner).
  • adjective Referring to a non-local telephone call, a toll call

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a telephone call made outside the local calling area
  • adjective covering a long distance
  • adjective of or relating to or being a long-distance telephone call


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