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lim•bo



Pronunciation: (lim'bō), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/limbo.html on line 73 [key]
n.,
pl. -bos.

1. (often cap.) Rom. Cath. Theol.a region on the border of hell or heaven, serving as the abode after death of unbaptized infants (lim'bo of in'fants) and of the righteous who died before the coming of Christ (lim'bo of the fa'thers or lim'bo of the pa'triarchs).
2. a place or state of oblivion to which persons or things are regarded as being relegated when cast aside, forgotten, past, or out of date: My youthful hopes are in the limbo of lost dreams.
3. an intermediate, transitional, or midway state or place.
4. a place or state of imprisonment or confinement.

lim•bo



Pronunciation: (lim'bō), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/limbo.html on line 124 [key]
n.,
pl. -bos.

a dance from the West Indies, originally for men only, in which the dancer bends backward from the knees and moves with a shuffling step under a horizontal bar that is lowered after each successive pass.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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