MAIN ENTRY: 1LIM·BO

PRONUNCIATION: \ˈLIM-(ˌ)BŌ\
FUNCTION: NOUN
INFLECTED FORM(S): PLURAL LIMBOS
ETYMOLOGY: MIDDLE ENGLISH, FROM MEDIEVAL LATIN, ABL. OF
LIMBUS LIMBO, FROM LATIN, BORDER
DATE: 14TH CENTURY

1 OFTEN CAPITALIZED : AN ABODE OF SOULS THAT ARE ACCORDING
TO ROMAN CATHOLIC THEOLOGY BARRED FROM HEAVEN BECAUSE OF
NOT HAVING RECEIVED CHRISTIAN BAPTISM

2 A : A PLACE OR STATE OF RESTRAINT OR CONFINEMENT B : A
PLACE OR STATE OF NEGLECT OR OBLIVION <PROPOSALS KEPT IN
LIMBO> C : AN INTERMEDIATE OR TRANSITIONAL PLACE OR STATE
D : A STATE OF UNCERTAINTY

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