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English definition of “oblong”

oblong

noun [C]     /ˈɒb.lɒŋ/ US  /ˈɑː.blɑːŋ/
an object or shape that is longer than it is wide, especially a flat shape with four sides and four angles of 90° and opposite sides of equal length → Compare square nounGeometrical shapesSpherical, circular and annular objects oblong     adjective an oblong boxGeometrical shapesSpherical, circular and annular objects
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