Long Island

Long Island, a long narrow island, 115 m. long by from 12 to 24 broad, belonging to New York State, off the shores of New York and Connecticut, from which it is separated by the East River and Long Island Sound. It is low, much of it forest and sandy waste land, with great lagoons in the S. The chief industry is market-gardening; fisheries and oyster-beds are valuable. Principal towns, Brooklyn, Long Island City, and Flushing.

Population (circa 1900) given as 774,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Long, George * Long Parliament
Loki
Lollards
Lombard, Peter
Lombards
Lombardy
Lomond, Loch
London
London
Londonderry
Long, George
Long Island
Long Parliament
Long Tom Coffin
Longchamp
Longchamp, William de
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
Longinus, Dionysius Cassius
Longmans
Lönnrot, Elias
Lope de Vega
Lord of the Isles

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