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  • adv. for a long time

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  • β€œHe worked at the Sandmound,” Nick said, referring to a long-since demolished casino, which had dated back to the days when Vegas had been a syndicate stronghold.

    Double Dealer: Crime Scene Investigation

  • While Assad's prospects for ruling over a unified Syria with the consent of the majority of its citizens have long-since collapsed, there are plenty of historical and neighborhood examples of authoritarian regimes based on ethnic or religious minorities hanging onto power despite challenges β€” hence Assad's readiness to wage the power struggle on the basis of a sectarian war rather than simply a political conversation.8.13pm: Tonight's meeting of the UN security council is underway.

    Syria: UN to hear Arab League proposals - live updates

  • But we somehow feel obligated to spend time explaining away Scripture texts that propound notions that have long-since become moot (e.g., dietary laws that protected desert tribes lacking refrigeration) or are truly repugnant (e.g., Paul's views of women and slaves) at the expense of preaching vivid depictions of God's will in action today.

    Eliot Daley: Killing the Church by Denigrating the Immediacy of God

  • I have long-since forgotten my high school maths and physics, but I was drawn to her stubbornness, her tenacity, her sheer need to keep learning.about. com says:

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • There are many other issues I'd like to bring up, but I've long-since realized that minds aren't changed, no matter how clearly you present your argument.

    TOC: The Mammoth Book of Mindblowing SF edited by Mike Ashley

  • Nearly every horse alive today also comes from a breed long-since domesticated.

    Tracking Equine Evolution

  • And as if this didn't seem ingenious enough, the 918 is actually based on the carbon-fibre tub of a long-since discontinued super car, the Carrera GT, parts for which were simply gathering dust at Porsche's factory.

    Dream Cars

  • The events of The Spiral Labyrinth allow us to see that transition move further along as Hapthorn, researching this shift towards magic, is propelled centuries into the future where science is long-since forgotten.

    REVIEW: The Spiral Labyrinth by Matthew Hughes

  • The agreement was made with the King of Parmitta and even though his line is long-since dead and gone, we cannot break it.

    The Gauntlet Thrown Chapter Thirty Eight

  • It is truly depressing that so many Americans had long-since forgotten this most basic power afforded to citizens in our country--the power to come together voluntarily and make decisions in the interest of everyone.

    Jeffrey Feldman: Power in the Message: "We Are the 99%"

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