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long distance

Spanning a wide geographic area. In the U.S. telephone world, long distance refers to crossing state lines (interstate). See WAN.
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Even when I was safe on the other side I had a long distance to go on the mud and sand before I reached dry ground, and very tired I was, when far in front of me I caught sight of a castle of red copper, which, at first sight, I took to be a fire.
A few stones were thrown at long distances, and words of challenge passed between small warriors.
They dig, they hoe, they reap, they sow, they bear monstrous burdens on their backs, they shove similar ones long distances on wheelbarrows, they drag the cart when there is no dog or lean cow to drag it--and when there is, they assist the dog or cow.
There is also the aspect of God's Favor and Grace, otherwise it is not rosy and exquisite - like vintage wine - as we have made it look on the outside.Someone actually told me that I make long distance marriage look so cool, and she had used me as an example to convince her husband to allow her sign for work out of the country.
'There are no provisions in law to support the policy banning the night travel or long distance travelers,' Omtatah said.
Alejandro Bitar, the President of 1010 103, explained, "10-10-10-3 customers don't have to sign a contract or use a calling card to enjoy savings on every long distance and international phone call.
"Nobody says dating long distance is easy 6 I am so happy Tristan and I live together now!
GlobalTel said it has implemented a new way that prison inmates and families of prison inmates can save money on long distance jail calls made from jail to any US or international phone number.
Long |distance love can prove satisfying Researchers in the US asked people in long distance relationships and others who lived geographically close together about the levels of intimacy, commitment, communication and sexual satisfaction within their relationships.
As of end-June 2012, total international long distance calls made through Globe grew by 15 percent year-on-year, with outbound traffic growing by 11 percent in total ILD minutes.
Website operators advertised the services over the Internet as free or as limited to the cost of the long distance call and contracted with local wire-line phone carriers to provide the services and split the revenues created by the increased call traffic.
SBC Long Distance LLC, which also does business as AT&T Long Distance, managed to grow its assessable revenue by 3.5 percent in 2006.

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