(one's) long home

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(one's) long home

One's death, afterlife, or final resting place. The family was finally able to bring his body back from Taiwan to his long home in the cemetery of his ancestors. We were sad to learn that she had gone to her long home after a brief battle with cancer.
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long home

death. euphemistic, dated
The expression is based on the idea of the soul's destination after death.
See also: home, long
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At 1.45pm the scuttling charges were fired, the attendant ships lowered their colours, a Royal Navy guard of honour presented arms and the `Last Post' sounded, but the obstinate old warhorse refused to sink and it was almost three hours before she went to her long home. Bits of her washed up later around Dunkirk.
No mention Of greedy farmers' hedge-removals Or the pollution of the land, nor yet An admonition on the indiscriminate use Of virulent insecticides Which kill the bee, the spider and the ladybird Who cannot fly away to her long home For the fields of her house are burning, Stubble translated into smoke Choking the country air, Making the red one black.