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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 lim·bo /ˈlɪm(ˌ)bo/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lim·bo Lim·bus n.
 1. Scholastic Theol. An spiritual region where certain classes of souls were supposed to await the last judgment.
    As far from help as Limbo is from bliss.   --Shak.
 A Limbo large and broad, since called
 The Paradise of fools.   --Milton.
 Note:The limbus patrum was considered as a place for the souls of good men who lived before the coming of our Savior. The limbus infantium was said to be a similar place for the souls of unbaptized infants.  To these was added, in the popular belief, the limbus fatuorum, or fool's paradise, regarded as a receptacle of all vanity and nonsense.
 2. Hence: Any real or imaginary place of restraint or confinement; a prison; as, to put a man in limbo.
 4. Anat. A border or margin; as, the limbus of the cornea.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the state of being disregarded or forgotten [syn: oblivion]
      2: an imaginary place for lost or neglected things
      3: (theology) in Roman Catholicism, the place of unbaptized but
         innocent or righteous souls (such as infants and virtuous