from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In anatomy, the loin; the lumbar region of the body.

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  • noun either side of the backbone between the hipbone and the ribs in humans as well as quadrupeds


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  • If NBC's Co-lumbus, Ohio, affiliate passes from Outlet Communications to the network itself-another of last week's deals-fans of "Frasier" will be hard pressed to tell.

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  • The citizens of Co-lumbus, New Mexico, would, in 1916, have found that surprising.

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  • Etymology: Middle English loyne, from Middle French loigne, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin lumbea, from Latin lumbus; akin to Old English lendenu loins, Old Church Slavonic ledvije

    loins and determination

  • Major P.C. Fauntleroy was sent to C.lumbus to handle the medical supplies.

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  • There were also enormous contributions to the Y.M. C. A., the Knights of C.lumbus, the War

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  • "Try me once," said the little C.C. G.W. M. de L. Risdale, and Jack let C.lumbus set down a figure and carry it through the various processes until he told him the result.

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  • _Lumbar: _ (From the Latin lumbus, the loin,) relating or pertaining to the loins.

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  • _Lumbar_, (from the Latin _lumbus_, the loin,) relating or pertaining to the loins.

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  • The projected timetable has Beckham returning to play after Los Angeles 'Sept. 11 home game against C.lumbus, in time for the Sept. 18 home match against D.C. United. The Buzz

  • He then went on for his residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in medical oncology and hematology at the Duke University Medical C.nter in Durham, N.C. Pippas spent some time in Lakeland, Fla., before coming to the C.lumbus cancer center seven years ago. Breaking News


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