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Adjective: long-ago  ,long-u'gow [N. Amer], ,lóng-u'gow [Brit]
  1. Belonging to time long gone
    "those long-ago dresses that swished along the floor"
Adverb: long ago  ,long-u'gow [N. Amer], ,lóng-u'gow [Brit]
  1. Of the distant or comparatively distant past
    "We met once long ago"; "they long ago forsook their nomadic life"; "left for work long ago";
    - long since, lang syne, langsyne

See also: old

Encyclopedia: Long ago