long-delayed

See: back, overdue
References in classic literature ?
Some long-delayed mail had been forwarded from the nearest place of civilization and there were letters for all, including several for our hero.
He stumbled across the stream in the darkness and lighted his long-delayed fire.
LONDON, Rajab 17, 1435, May 16, 2014, SPA -- British Prime Minister David Cameron says a long-delayed report on the Iraq war should be published by the end of 2014 -five years after the inquiry began, AP reported.
That seemed true in the holiday period, even with vehicle sales finally catching up with long-delayed turnover.
Summary: Egypt is reviewing its economic program as it seeks to complete long-delayed talks with the International Monetary Fund on a $4.
Summary: Bernard Hopkins won a unanimous decision against Roy Jones Jr in tough fight, finally avenging a 1993 defeat in a long-delayed re-match.
Summary: The Iraqi parliament on Sunday approved a long-delayed election bill paving the way for a national vote in January 2010 after overcoming a row over the disputed city of Kirkuk, lawmakers said.
Asked if the signing of the already long-delayed deal would be postponed, Abu al-Gheit told reporters it "might be for a few weeks", without confirming Hamas reports that Cairo had agreed to a delay.
RELIEVED Walsall Council engineers have clocked up another milestone in the long-delayed revamp of the town centre ring road.
A hearing is to be held this month before a date is set for the long-delayed trial, authorities said.
Sonthi Boonyaratglin said yesterday that Bangkok's long-delayed $4 billion Suvarnabhumi Airport will open next week as planned and a similar statement was offered by Airports of Thailand.
3 million contract to clean contaminants such as WTC dust and mold from the building's interior and then take it apart in such a way as not to release potentially toxic materials is the strongest indication yet that the long-delayed work on the building is finally nearing a start.