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Found 2 items, similar to Limbo.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: limbo limbo n 1: the state of being disregarded or forgotten [syn: oblivion] 2: an imaginary place for lost or neglected things 3: (theology) in Roman Catholicism, the place of unbaptized but innocent or righteous souls (such as infants and virtuous individuals)
English → English (gcide) Definition: Limbo Limbo \Lim"bo\ (l[i^]m"b[-o]), Limbus \Lim"bus\ (l[i^]m"b[u^]s), n. [L. limbus border, edge in limbo on the border. Cf. Limb border.] 1. (Scholastic Theol.) An spiritual region where certain classes of souls were supposed to await the last judgment. [1913 Webster] As far from help as Limbo is from bliss. --Shak. [1913 Webster] A Limbo large and broad, since called The Paradise of fools. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Note: The limbus patrum was considered as a place for the souls of good men who lived before the coming of our Savior. The limbus infantium was said to be a similar place for the souls of unbaptized infants. To these was added, in the popular belief, the limbus fatuorum, or fool's paradise, regarded as a receptacle of all vanity and nonsense. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence: Any real or imaginary place of restraint or confinement; a prison; as, to put a man in limbo. [1913 Webster] 3. Hence: A state of waiting, or uncertainty, in which final judgment concerning the outcome of a decision is postponed, perhaps indefinitely; neglect for an indefinite time; as, the proposal was left in limbo while opponents and proponents refused to compromise. [PJC] 4. (Anat.) A border or margin; as, the limbus of the cornea. [1913 Webster] Limbo \Lim"bo\ (l[i^]m"b[-o]), n. [Jamaican E. limba to bend, fr. E. limber (1950) --MW10] A West Indian dance contest, in which participants must dance under a pole which is lowered successively until only one participant can successfully pass under, without falling. It is often performed at celebrations, such as weddings. [PJC]

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