GRE Word List

LIMBO

region near heaven or hell where certain souls are kept; prison (slang); Ex. Purgatory and Limbo

The meaning of the word limbo is region near heaven or hell where certain souls are kept; prison (slang); Ex. Purgatory and Limbo.

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