- 1A member of a Germanic people who invaded Italy in the 6th century.More example sentences
- Across those Alps, in the 6th century, came a Germanic tribe called the Lombards.
- Christianity had grown in influence even before the Lombards came to Italy, and by the end of the seventh century most Lombards were Catholics (perhaps with a tinge of syncretism in many cases).
- In 568 the Lombards invaded, a people even more wantonly destructive than the Vandals.
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- Of or relating to Lombardy, or to the Lombards or their language.More example sentences
- Even Ostrogoth and Lombard kings, their barbarian ways tamed by the people they were supposed to have conquered, built houses in Bellagio.
- On Friday, with suitable fanfare, the 29th Alpine World Ski Championships will open in the small Lombard town of Bormio, and over the following fortnight, anybody with a passing interest in ski racing will be in for a treat.
- Beltrami's research on Leonardo's Lombard career went hand in hand with his reconstruction and restoration of Leonardo-related architectural sites.
from Italian lombardo, representing late Latin Langobardus, of Germanic origin, from the base of long1 + the ethnic name Bardi.
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