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Adjective, Noun


lombardprop. a. 
     Of or pertaining to Lombardy, or the inhabitants of Lombardy.  [1913 Webster]
lombardprop. n. [F. lombard, fr. the Longobardi or Langobardi, i. e., Longbeards, a people of Northern Germany, west of the Elbe, and afterward in Northern Italy. See Long, and Beard, and cf. Lumber.].
  •  A native or inhabitant of Lombardy.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A money lender or banker; -- so called because the business of banking was first carried on in London by Lombards.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Same as Lombard-house.  [1913 Webster]
    "A Lombard unto this day signifying a bank for usury or pawns."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A form of cannon formerly in use.  Prescott.  [1913 Webster]
Lombard Street, the principal street in London for banks and the offices of note brokers; hence, the money market and interest of London.


lombard, n. & adj.
1 a member of a Germanic people who conquered Italy in the 6th c.
2 a native of Lombardy in N. Italy.
3 the dialect of Lombardy.
--adj. of or relating to the Lombards or Lombardy.

Lombardic adj.
ME f. OF lombard or MDu. lombaerd, f. It. lombardo f. med.L Longobardus f. L Langobardus f. Gmc

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