Long

Long may refer to:

  • Length, the long dimension of any object
  • Lóng, the Chinese dragon
  • Long (surname), a common surname
  • Long (finance), a position in finance, especially stock markets
  • Long (Bloody Roar), a fictional character in the video-game series Bloody Roar
  • Long integer, a computer data type denoted by long in many programming languages
  • Long, a fielding term in cricket
In geography
  • Long, People's Republic of China, Gansu Province
  • The Yangtze River of China, known in Chinese as Changjiang (literally, "Long River")
  • The Long River, or Longjiang (literally, "Dragong River"), one of several rivers in China
  • Long District, Phrae, Thailand
  • Longitude (Long.), a geographic coordinate
See also: Long County (disambiguation), Long Island (disambiguation), Long Mountain (disambiguation), and Long Lake (disambiguation)

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Hasidic Judaism - Hasidic Practice and Culture - Hair
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Red Wolf - Physiology - Species Description
... Coat long, coarse mostly brown and buff colored on the upper part of the body with some black along the backs ... Muzzle long nose pad wide and black ears rufous legs long tail long, bushy, black tipped ...
ß
... alphabet, ß (Unicode U+00DF) is a consonant letter that evolved as a ligature of "long s and z" (ſz) and "long s over round s" (ſs) ... Even though long s (ſ) has otherwise disappeared from German orthography, ß is still used as a ligature and is replaced by 'SS' or 'SZ' in capitalized spelling ...

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    That crafty demon and that loud beast
    That plague me day and night
    Ran out of my sight;
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    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)