Definition of lang syne in English:

lang syne

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Pronunciation: /laŋ ˈsʌɪn
Scottish archaic


  • In the distant past: we talked of races run lang syne


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  • Times gone by: the happy lang syne


early 16th century: from lang, Scots variant of long1 + syne.

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