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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Luz n. A bone of the human body which was supposed by certain Rabbinical writers to be indestructible. Its location was a matter of dispute. --Brande & C.
 

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

 Luz
    a nut-bearing tree, the almond. (1.) The ancient name of a royal
    Canaanitish city near the site of Bethel (Gen. 28:19; 35:6), on
    the border of Benjamin (Josh. 18:13). Here Jacob halted, and had
    a prophetic vision. (See BETHEL.)
      (2.) A place in the land of the Hittites, founded (Judg. 1:26)
    by "a man who came forth out of the city of Luz." It is
    identified with Luweiziyeh, 4 miles north-west of Banias.

From: Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's)

 Luz, separation; departure; an almond