An extramundane region where certain classes of souls were supposed to await the judgment.
- Roman Catholic Church The abode of unbaptized but innocent or righteous souls, as those of infants or virtuous individuals who lived before the coming of Christ.
- A region or condition of oblivion or neglect: Management kept her promotion in limbo for months.
- A state or place of confinement.
- An intermediate place or state.
- A West Indian dance in which the dancers keep bending over backward and passing under a pole that is lowered slightly each time.