"Long Beach." YourDictionary, n.d. Web. 18 September 2018. <http://www.yourdictionary.com/long-beach>.
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A city of southern California on an arm of the Pacific Ocean southeast of Los Angeles. Founded in the 1880s, it developed as a beach resort and became a major shipping center after the discovery of oil in 1921.x