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lang·synealso lang syne (lăng-zīn′)Scots
Long ago; long since.
Time long past; times past.
[Scots lang syne, from Middle English lang sine : long, lang, long; see long1 + sine, since (contraction of sithen, sithens; see since).]
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long ago; long since
times long past, esp those fondly remembered. See also auld lang syne
[C16: Scottish: long since]
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or lang syne(ˌlæŋˈzaɪn, -ˈsaɪn)
1. long since; long ago.n.
2. time long past.
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|Noun||1.||langsyne - past times remembered with nostalgia|
|Adv.||1.||langsyne - at a distant time in the past (chiefly Scottish)|
Scotland - one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts
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