Definition of Sabine

1. Noun. A river in eastern Texas that flows south into the Gulf of Mexico.

Exact synonyms: Sabine River
Group relationships: Lone-star State, Texas, Tx
Generic synonyms: River



2. Adjective. Of or relating to or characteristic of the Sabines.

3. Noun. A member of an ancient Oscan-speaking people of the central Apennines north of Rome who were conquered and assimilated into the Roman state in 290 BC.
Group relationships: Italia, Italian Republic, Italy
Generic synonyms: Italian

Definition of Sabine

1. a. Of or pertaining to the ancient Sabines, a people of Italy.

2. n. See Savin.

Definition of Sabine

1. Noun. a member of an ancient tribe of Italy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sabine

1. savin [n -S] - See also: savin

Medical Definition of Sabine

1. See Savin. Origin: F, fr. L. Sabina herba, fr. Sabini the Sabines. Cf. Savin. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Sabine Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sabine

sabermetric
sabermetrician
sabermetricians
sabermetrics
sabers
sabertooth
sabertoothed
sabes
sabha
sabian
sabicu
sabicu wood
sabieite
sabin vaccine
sabinaite
sabine (current term)
sabine pine
sabinene
sabines
sabino
sabinol
sabinol dehydrogenase
sabins
sabir
sabirs
sabkha
sabkhah
sabkhahs
sabkhas
sabkhat

Literary usage of Sabine

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1897)
"sabine was elected a fellow of the Royal Society in 1818, and the same year ... sabine was next selected, to conduct a series of experiments for determining ..."

2. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1913)
"There was ft cross assignment of errors by the sabine Company, complaining of the ruling of the trial court in finding that the company was only entitled to ..."

3. The History of Rome by Wilhelm Ihne (1871)
"We have already noticed it as probable that in some of the family chronicles the name ' sabine * was employed, instead of the distinctive names of the ..."

4. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1864)
"I. The Major-General Commanding his the satisfaction of announcing to the army a brilliant victory, won by the little garrison of sabine Pa. ..."

5. Report of the Annual Meeting (1845)
"Those of the last year of the Expedition not having yet been placed in his hands, Colonel sabine has forborne to anticipate the principal part of the ..."

6. A History of Rome by Robert Fowler Leighton (1883)
"The Palatine city, even in its first beginning, was increased in power by its union with a sabine canton. 5. sabine City.—On the Quirinal hill, ..."

7. Sharps and Flats by Eugene Field (1900)
"I 've a butler who 's Hibernian — But no, I 've no Falernian! And what, ah, what's a sabine farm to you without Falernian ? ..."

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