Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A member of an ancient people of central Italy, conquered and assimilated by the Romans in 290 B.C.
  • n. The Italic language of the Sabines.
  • adj. Of or relating to the Sabines or their language or culture.

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  • n. a member of an ancient tribe of Italy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the ancient Sabines, a people of Italy.
  • n. See savin.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as savin.
  • Of or pertaining to the Sabines.
  • n. One of an ancient people of Italy, dwelling in the central Apennines.
  • n. The language of the Sabines, one of the Old Italic languages, related to Latin, Oscan, etc.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a member of an ancient Oscan-speaking people of the central Apennines north of Rome who were conquered and assimilated into the Roman state in 290 BC
  • n. a river in eastern Texas that flows south into the Gulf of Mexico
  • adj. of or relating to or characteristic of the Sabines

Etymologies

Middle English Sabyn, from Latin Sabīnus.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • Seaver actually translated The Story of O from the French himself under the name Sabine d'Estrée.

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  • It was in this way that Ulick Brady made what I call a Sabine marriage.

    Barry Lyndon

  • If we aren't careful, we'll be strung just like those pathetic peels — only Cousin Sabine doesn't have a dainty radiator — but a walk-in Provençal fire pit, hooks and all!

    French Word-A-Day:

  • (Sabine is working that smile.) and new to the non-con faces.

    Scenes from the Potluck

  • I've got chickpeas for a change, fresh from Cousin Sabine's garden; the little beige boules* have doubled in size after soaking overnight (who knew?).

    French Word-A-Day:

  • If we aren't careful, we'll be strung just like those pathetic peels -- only Cousin Sabine doesn't have a dainty radiator -- but a walk-in Provençal fire pit, hooks and all!

    French Word-A-Day:

  • A truck hauls a logging tractor along Texas FM-1 in Sabine County on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2006.

    Texas FM-1

  • A log truck turns onto Texas FM-1 in Sabine County.

    Texas FM-1

  • A log truck moves along a long stretch of Texas FM-1 in Sabine County.

    Texas FM-1

  • Pre-K teacher Tracie Billeaud (right) and her class examine the community's new fire engine at the Sabine Pass School in Sabine Pass.

    Archive 2006-08-01

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