Definitions

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  • adj. Extending the length of a city block

Etymologies

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block +‎ long

Examples

  • She lives in a blocklong building called New Immigrant 606.

    Memory Wall

  • The blocklong stretch of Macomb Street where Duke Ellington, Ray Charles and other big names made music into the wee hours of the morning is today an empty, grass-covered lot.

    The Prison Paradox

  • Anyone else braving the reportedly blocklong lines for the sake of an early peek at the downtown H & M?

    other perspectives on the h & m | Seattle Metblogs

  • If there was luxury in the air, it wasn't coming from the clothes, the fancy in-store technology or even the fabulous blocklong space.

    Archive 2005-03-01

  • Most buildings on street corners and blocklong structures have the use of two water lines.

    Why the Water Tanks?

  • Huge 2 story, blocklong wholesale warehouse-showroom in downtown El Paso, Texas ..

    Free Mexico Wholesale Rug Catalog

  • Hachette Filipacchi Magazines is mighty proud of the fact that the company is wasting at least $5 million over the next five years leasing a blocklong billboard along Broadway to promote its stable of magazines.

    Swing and George Avoid the (Bad) News of their Audits; Is The New Yorker in Bed with Triumph of Love?

  • Our only neighbors are a closed machine shop and across the street, a blocklong warehouse.

    Fight Club

  • The blocklong building in the quiet streets of northern TriBeCa has a low carbon footprint, and many employees of businesses there, like Penguin Putnam, Starbucks and CBS Radio, were already biking to work.

    NYT > Home Page

  • An enormous fire raged continuously in a blocklong building with no sign of police or fire attention, even as local residents raced to drive their cars away as the building's windows exploded and glass onto them.

    NYT > Global Home

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