Definition of Lombard

1. Noun. A member of a Germanic people who invaded northern Italy in the 6th century.

Exact synonyms: Langobard
Generic synonyms: European



Definition of Lombard

1. a. Of or pertaining to Lombardy, or the inhabitants of Lombardy.

2. n. A native or inhabitant of Lombardy.

Definition of Lombard

1. Noun. A member of a Germanic people who invaded Italy in the 6th century; a Langobard. ¹

2. Noun. A native or inhabitant of Lombardy. ¹

3. Noun. (rare) A banker or moneylender. ¹

4. Proper noun. A romance language spoken in northern Italy and southern Switzerland, see Wikipedia:Lombard language. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lombard

Lolium multiflorum
Lolium perenne
Lolium temulentum
Lolland
Lollardies
Lollardy
Lolly
Lollywood
Lolo
Lolo-Burmese
Loloish
Lolol
Lom
Lomariopsidaceae
Lomavren
Lombard
Lombard Street
Lombard rate
Lombard rates
Lombard voice-reflex test
Lombardia
Lombardic
Lombardish
Lombardy
Lombardy poplar
Lombok
Lome
Lomogramma
Lomography
Lomotil

Literary usage of Lombard

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"After receiving his early education at Wat- erford, young lombard was sent to ... Camden's learning was great and lombard was studious and clever and earned ..."

2. A survey of London by John Stow (1842)
"Then have ye lombard street, so called of the Longobards, and other merchante, strangers of divers nations assembling there twice every day, ..."

3. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"The legislation of the lombard kings in form a territorial and not a personal law, ... As the lombard kingdom began, so it ended, with a siege of Pavía. ..."

4. The Cambridge Medieval History by John Bagnell Bury, James Pounder Whitney (1913)
"But nevertheless the lombard kingdom did not offer united resistance to the Franks. ... Charles only found resistance from the towns where the lombard kings ..."

5. Italy and Her Invaders by Thomas Hodgkin (1899)
"Causes of Passing from the realm of Saga, we are forced to success, ask ourselves the question why it was that the lombard power went down so easily before ..."

6. A History of Diplomacy in the International Development of Europe by David Jayne Hill (1905)
"VI AD 1126-1190 Effects of the lombard conquest The Italian cities under the Empire of Charles the Great Not only the life of the municipalities, ..."

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