Definition of longstanding:
Examples of usage for longstanding:
I was indeed thankful to Heaven for paying even a part of so longstanding a debt, although it owes me a good many showers yet; but being a patient creditor, I will wait. "Australia Twice Traversed, The Romance of Exploration Australia Twice Traversed. The Romance Of Exploration, Being A Narrative Compiled From The Journals Of Five Exploring Expeditions Into And Through Central South Australia, And Western Australia, From 1" , Ernest Giles.
This is a precious opportunity for a historic settlement of a longstanding conflict, an opportunity which may never come again in our lifetime. "State of the Union Addresses of Jimmy Carter" , Jimmy Carter.