limbo

  1. the state of being disregarded or forgotten
  2. an imaginary place for lost or neglected things
  3. (theology) the abode of infants who die before baptism

Limbo

In the theology of the Catholic Church, Limbo (Latin limbus, edge or boundary, referring to the `edge` of Hell) is a speculative idea about the afterlife condition of those who die in original sin without being assigned to the Hell of the Damned. Limbo is not an official doctrine of the Catholic Church. Medieval theologians, in western Europe, d.....
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Limbo

• (n.) Alt. of Limbus
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limbo

noun (theology) in Roman Catholicism, the place of unbaptized but innocent or righteous souls (such as infants and virtuous individuals)
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limbo

(religion) In Christian theology, a region for the souls of those who were not admitted to the divine vision. Limbus infantum was a place where unbaptized infants enjoyed inferior blessedness, and limbus patrum was where the prophets of the Old Testament d...
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Limbo

[boutique] Limbo was a boutique which was opened in 1965 by Martin (Marty) Freedman, originally at 24 St. Mark`s Place between Second and Third Avenues in the East Village neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City. The shop moved to 4 St. Mark`s Place on the same block in 1967, and closed in 1975. In the May 1968 issue of eye Magazine, Norma...
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Limbo

[Brathwaite poem] `Limbo` is a poem by Barbadian poet Edward Kamau Brathwaite. It describes the similarity between a limbo dance and the transportation of African slaves into the West Indies and America. ...
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Limbo

[dance] Limbo is a traditional popular dance contest that originated on the island of Trinidad. The dance originated as an event that took place at wakes in Trinidad and Tobago, and was popularized by dance pioneer Julia Edwards (known as the First Lady of Limbo) and her company which appeared in several films, in particular Fire Down Below...
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Limbo

[Dungeons & Dragons] In the fantasy role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons (D&D), Limbo or more fully, the Ever-Changing Chaos of Limbo, is a chaotic neutral-aligned plane of existence. It is one of a number of alignment-based Outer Planes that form part of the standard D&D cosmology, used in the Planescape, Greyhawk and some editions of the ...
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Limbo

[Huxley] Limbo (1920), Aldous Huxley`s first collection of short fiction, consists of six short stories and a play. ...
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Limbo

[plane] This is a category of articles relating to graphics software which can be freely used, copied, studied, modified, and redistributed by everyone that obtains a copy: `free software` or `open source software`. Typically, this means software which is distributed with a free software license, and whose source code is available to anyone...
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Limbo

[programming language] Limbo is a programming language for writing distributed systems and is the language used to write applications for the Inferno operating system. It was designed at Bell Labs by Sean Dorward, Phil Winterbottom, and Rob Pike. The Limbo compiler generates architecture-independent object code which is then interpreted by ...
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Limbo

[skating] Limbo skating or roller limbo is a sport in which a person drives on roller skates underneath an obstacle like a horizontal pole without touching it. In order to pass an obstacle with a very low height, advanced athletes spread their legs apart, if possible into a full split, and lean their upper body forward, with the face almost...
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Limbo

[video game] (Retail) PlayStation 3 (PlayStation Network) Microsoft Windows (Steam) (Retail) OS X (Mac App Store) (Steam) (Retail) PlayStation Vita iOS Linux, SteamOS (Steam) Limbo is a 2D sidescroller, incorporating the physics system Box2D to govern environmental objects and the player character. The player guides an unnamed boy through d...
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Limbo

[weapon] Limbo, or Anti Submarine Mortar Mark 10 (A/S Mk.10), was the final British development of a forward-throwing anti-submarine weapon originally designed during the Second World War. Limbo, a three-barreled mortar similar to the earlier Squid and Hedgehog that it superseded, was developed by the Admiralty Underwater Weapons Establishm...
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Limbo

Lim'bo (lĭm'bo), Lim'bus (- bŭs) noun [ Latin limbus border, edge, in limbo on the border. Confer Limb border.] 1. (Scholastic Theol.) An extramundane region where certain classes of souls were supposed to await the judgment. « As far from ...
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Limbo

from the Latin limbus, edge or boundary, referring to the `edge` of Hell. It is a speculative idea about the afterlife condition of those who die in original sin. Medieval theologians of western Europe described the afterworld/underworld as divided into four distinct parts: Hell of the Damned, Purgatory, Limbo of the Fathers or Patriarchs, and Li...
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limbo

In Christian theology, a region for the souls of those who were not admitted to the divine vision. Limbus infantum was a place where unbaptized infants enjoyed inferior blessedness, and limbus...
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limbo

in Roman Catholic theology, the border place between heaven and hell where dwell those souls who, though not condemned to punishment, are deprived of ... [1 related articles]
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limbo

limbo 1. A place or state in which someone or something is neglected or is simply regarded as being relegated when cast aside, forgotten, or out of date; left in oblivion. Synonyms for in limbo include: in abeyance, suspended, on hold, on a back burner, on the shelf; treading water, awaiting action. 2. Place for souls of unbaptized children: in Ro...
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limbo

limbo, in Roman Catholic theology, an afterlife realm between heaven and hell where there is no punishment but where souls are denied the presence of God. Never part of Catholic dogma, the concept of limbo was developed during the Middle Ages, and came to be seen as two places. One was the home of t...
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limbo

[n] - an imaginary place for lost or neglected things 2. [n] - (theology) the abode of infants who die before baptism
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