Lombard

noun
Lom·​bard | \ ˈläm-ˌbärd How to pronounce Lombard (audio) , -bərd \

Definition of Lombard

 (Entry 1 of 3)

1a : 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

Lombard

biographical name

Definition of Lombard (Entry 2 of 3)

Peter — see peter lombard

Lombard

geographical name
Lom·​bard | \ ˈläm-ˌbärd How to pronounce Lombard (audio) \

Definition of Lombard (Entry 3 of 3)

village in northeastern Illinois west of Chicago population 43,165

Other Words from Lombard

Noun

Lombardian \ läm-​ˈbär-​dē-​ən How to pronounce Lombard (audio) \ adjective
Lombardic \ läm-​ˈbär-​dik How to pronounce Lombard (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of Lombard

Noun

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

History and Etymology for Lombard

Noun

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

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“Lombard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lombard. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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