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1. A long distance: It is a long haul from New York to Los Angeles.
2. A long period of time: Over the long haul the candidates performed well.
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1. a journey over a long distance, esp one involving the transport of goods
2. a lengthy job
over long distances: the unpleasant side-effects of long-haul flights.
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pertaining to or engaged in the transport of freight over long distances: long-haul trucking.
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|Noun||1.||long haul - a journey over a long distance; "it's a long haul from New York to Los Angeles"|
|2.||long haul - a period of time sufficient for factors to work themselves out; "in the long run we will win"; "in the long run we will all be dead"; "he performed well over the long haul"|
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