Lombard

noun
Lom·bard | \ˈläm-ˌbärd, -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 \

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 \ adjective
Lombardic \läm-ˈbär-dik \ 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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