Long Beach


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Long Beach

A city of southern California on an arm of the Pacific Ocean southeast of Los Angeles. Founded in the 1880s, it developed as a beach resort and became a major shipping center after the discovery of oil in 1921.
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Long Beach

n
(Placename) a city in SW California, on San Pedro Bay: resort and naval base; oil-refining. Pop: 475 460 (2003 est)
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Long′ Beach`


n.
a city in SW California, S of Los Angeles. 421,904.
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Noun1.Long Beach - a city in southern California located on 8.5 miles of Pacific beachfrontLong Beach - a city in southern California located on 8.5 miles of Pacific beachfront; was a resort until oil was discovered in 1921
Calif., California, Golden State, CA - a state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes
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The village of Disham lies somewhere on the rolling piece of cultivated ground in the neighborhood of Lincoln, not so far inland but that a sound, bringing rumors of the sea, can be heard on summer nights or when the winter storms fling the waves upon the long beach. So large is the church, and in particular the church tower, in comparison with the little street of cottages which compose the village, that the traveler is apt to cast his mind back to the Middle Ages, as the only time when so much piety could have been kept alive.
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Kwanzaa was launched [in 1966] by Maulana Karenga, Ph.D., professor and chairman of the Department of Black Studies at California State University, Long Beach, to celebrate both the roots and the modern identities of the African-American community."
Wireless ISP NextWeb Inc has introduced a high-speed broadband wireless Internet service for Long Beach, California.
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Long Beach State University visit Tyneside as part of their England and Scotland tour, organised by Corbridge-based Tour Operator Sky High Sports.
Long Beach International Mural Festival, in California.
Synopsis: Compiled and edited by Margaret thomas Buchhoz, the "Long Beach Island Chronicles" is comprised of a curated selection of great writing from The SandPaper, The Beachcomber, and other publications, by contributors who share the experience that is Long Beach Island by locals and visitors alike.