Definition of long-lost in English:

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long-lost

Pronunciation: /ˈlôNG ˈˌlôst/

adjective

Lost or absent for a long time: a long-lost friend his long-lost youth
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  • A former East Lancashire woman who now lives in Mexico is trying to get in touch with a long-lost friend from Darwen.
  • They are also perfect settings for a reunion of long-lost friends, or a quiet rendezvous of two loving souls.
  • Then you can meet your long-lost friend, one who is supposed to be dead.

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