Lombard

noun

Lom·​bard ˈläm-ˌbärd How to pronounce Lombard (audio)
-bərd
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
[from the prominence of Lombards as moneylenders] : banker, moneylender
Lombardian adjective
Lombardic adjective

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

Time Traveler
The first known use of Lombard was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Lombard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lombard. Accessed 12 Jul. 2024.

Geographical Definition

Lombard

geographical name

Lom·​bard ˈläm-ˌbärd How to pronounce Lombard (audio)
village in northeastern Illinois west of Chicago population 43,165

Biographical Definition

Lombard

biographical name

Peter see peter lombard

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