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A long, narrow island of southeast New York bordered on the south by the Atlantic Ocean. Long Island Sound, an arm of the Atlantic, separates it from Connecticut on the north. The western part of Long Island includes two boroughs of New York City.
(Placename) an island in SE New York State, separated from the S shore of Connecticut by Long Island Sound (an arm of the Atlantic): contains the New York City boroughs of Brooklyn and Queens in the west, many resorts (notably Coney Island), and two large airports (La Guardia and John F. Kennedy). Area: 4462 sq km (1723 sq miles)
an island in SE New York: the New York City boroughs of Brooklyn and Queens are at its W end. 118 mi. (190 km) long.
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|Noun||1.||Long Island - an island in southeastern New York; Brooklyn and Queens are on its western end|
Elmont - a town on Long Island in New York; site of Belmont Park
Kennedy International Airport, Kennedy Interrnational, Kennedy - a large airport on Long Island to the east of New York City
Long Island Sound - a sound between Long Island and Connecticut