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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.
See also: home, long

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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The majority of the $19 million project involves the addition of a 52-unit apartment building that will be connected to the Long Home. Dubbing the project LongCrest, Presbyterian plans to preserve the original building and an auxiliary carriage house as community space for its residents.
I also seem to remember a very long home run that Angels third baseman Troy Glaus hit into the upper corner of the Volvo sign.
For example, the entry for Paradise Valley, long home to Detroit's artistic African American community, highlights the work of novelist Jeffrey Eugenides and poets Toi Derricotte, Murray Jackson, Robert Hayden, and Dudley Randall.
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You are to me my life long home, the place that I belang.
Ridden by Pat Cosgrave for in-form handler William Haggas, Besharah displayed an outstanding turn of foot on York's long home straight to win record a comfortable two and a quarter length victory over the Mark Johnston-trained Lumiere.
Cllr Richard Davies said: "After the site being redundant for so long Home Bargains plus others would be more than welcome to develop the site which has been a long time coming.
Long home to a close-knit community featuring a library, community centre and excellent shops, restaurants and cafes, Lynn Valley will continue to see stable and reliable growth in real estate.
Long home to a close knit community featuring a library, community centre and excellent shops, restaurants and cafes, Lynn Valley will continue to see stable and reliable growth in real estate.
Louis, now wearing the colours of the Vancouver Canucks and the Calgary Flames trying to climb above .500 in the midst of a long home stretch.
The long home straight at Town Moor places an emphasis on stamina, which this five-yearold has in spades, and two and a quarter miles will be right up her street.
While England are long home, Everton " continue to be represented at the World Cup in Brazil.
Hal tell you exactly how long it would take a long home run--if it kept on flying--to reach the stars.
Jaiboy Jacob, an Indian expat from Kerala who recently returned from a month long home trip, said: "Kochi airport authorities have instructed all airport staff, airlines and their staff and immigration and customs personnel to strictly carry out the instructions issued under recommendation from the WHO." Srinivas, a medical professional who returned from Hyderabad, said: "Precautionary measures have been stepped up at airports to prevent the entry of the deadly virus.