Long-ago



[lawng-uh-goh, long-] /ˈlɔŋ əˌgoʊ, ˈlɒŋ-/

adjective
1.
of or relating to the distant past or to remote events; ancient:
long-ago exploits remembered only in folk tales.
adj.

1834, from long (adj.) + ago.

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