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Adjective: long-distance  long'dis-tun(t)s [N. Amer], lóng'dis-tun(t)s [Brit]
  1. Covering a long distance
    "a long-distance runner"; "a long-distance freight train"; "she ran off with a long-distance truck driver"
  2. Of or relating to or being a long-distance telephone call
    "a long-distance call"; "a long-distance transmission line"; "a long-distance operator"
Noun: long distance
  1. A telephone call made outside the local calling area
    "I talked to her by long distance";
    - long-distance call, trunk call [Brit]

Derived forms: long distances

See also: distant

Type of: call, phone call, telephone call

Encyclopedia: Long-distance

Long distance