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Lombard

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noun Lom·bard \ˈläm-ˌbärd, -bərd\

Definition of Lombard

  1. 1 a :  a member of a Germanic people that invaded Italy in a.d. 568 and established a kingdom in the Po valley b :  a native or inhabitant of Lombardy

  2. 2 [from the prominence of Lombards as moneylenders] :  banker, moneylender

Lom·bar·di·an play \läm-ˈbär-dē-ən\ adjective
Lom·bar·dic play \läm-ˈbär-dik\ adjective


Origin of lombard

Middle English Lumbarde, from Anglo-French lombart, from Old Italian lombardo, from Latin Langobardus


First Known Use: 14th century


Lombard

biographical name Lom·bard

Definition of Lombard

  1. Peter — see peter lombard




Lombard

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geographical name Lom·bard \ˈläm-ˌbärd\

Definition of Lombard

  1. village NE Illinois W of Chicago pop 43,165




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