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Definition of oblong adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    oblong

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈɑblɔŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1 an oblong shape has four straight sides, two of which are longer than the other two, and four angles of 90°
  2. 2 used to describe any shape that is longer than it is wide an oblong melon
oblong noun
 
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a tiny oblong of glass in the roof see also rectangle