Definition of long ago in English:

long ago

  • In the distant past: long ago an unmarried girl was considered her father’s property her son died long ago [as modifier]: time has marched on since my long-ago youth
    More example sentences
    • Attempts to transmute other metals to gold may have been made as long ago as the Bronze Age.
    • The Andamanese have a number of stories which are told to the younger people by their elders and relate to the doings of their ancestors in a time long ago.
    • The energy is all derived from the photosynthesis of plants long ago.
See parent entry: long

More definitions of long ago

Definition of long ago in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day astrogation
Pronunciation: ˌastrə(ʊ)ˈgeɪʃ(ə)n
(in science fiction) navigation in outer space