Definition of Long beach

1. Noun. A city in southern California located on 8.5 miles of Pacific beachfront; was a resort until oil was discovered in 1921.

Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: Ca, Calif., California, Golden State

Definition of Long beach

1. Proper noun. A city near Los Angeles, California ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Long Beach

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Lone Ranger
Lone Star State
Lonestar State
Long's coefficient
Long's formula
Long Beach
Long Island
Long Island Sound
Long Island iced tea
Longmire's operation
Lonicera albiflora
Lonicera canadensis
Lonicera caprifolium
Lonicera dioica
Lonicera flava

Literary usage of Long beach

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Libraries of Los Angeles and Vicinity by Ralph Lester Power (1921)
"long beach PUBLIC LIBRARY In the few years that have passed since the establishment of the long beach Public Library the institution has grown from small ..."

2. The American Bar by James Clark Fifield (1918)
"long beach Bar /ss'n; general practice, also specializes in Mechanics liens. ... Board of Directors, long beach Social Welfare League. Mem. ..."

3. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1913)
"SUNSET Why not come and play in the surf with its it* h -\ long beach ... _ Come to long beach, California, and enjoy the sunshine each day in the year. ..."

4. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1917)
"Mr. EP Bicknell writes that he observed " on June 22 at long beach ... long beach, May 31, 1914, CH Rogers, is the latest spring date of which we know. ..."

5. Over the Range to the Golden Gate: A Complete Tourist's Guide to Colorado by Stanley Wood (1889)
"long beach has a wharf which extends a distance of 750 feet in the ocean, reaching water ... long beach has already become a resort of great popularity, ..."

6. United States Coast Pilot: Atlantic Coast. Part IV. From Point Judith to New by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, Herbert Gouverneur Ogden, John Ross, Herbert Cornelius Graves, Harry L. Ford (1899)
"long beach Bar Lighthouse will be made on the starboard bow. ... When long beach Bar Lighthouse bears N., distant a little over f mile, and the red spar ..."

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