[ sey-bahyn ]
/ ˈseɪ baɪn /
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of or belonging to an ancient people of central Italy who lived chiefly in the Apennines northeast of Rome and were subjugated by the Romans about 290 b.c.
one of the Sabine people.
the Italic language of the Sabines.
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Origin of Sabine1
1350–1400; Middle English <Latin Sabīnus
Words nearby Sabine
saber saw, saber-toothed, saber-toothed tiger, sabin, Sabina, Sabine, Sabine Lake, Sabinianus, Sabin vaccine, Sabir, sabkha
Other definitions for Sabine (2 of 2)
[ sey-bahyn, -bin for 1; suh-been for 2 ]
/ ˈseɪ baɪn, -bɪn for 1; səˈbin for 2 /
Wallace Clement (Ware), 1868–1919, U.S. physicist: pioneered research in acoustics.
a river flowing SE and S from NE Texas, forming the boundary between Texas and Louisiana and then through Sabine Lake to the Gulf of Mexico. About 500 miles (800 km) long.
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How to use Sabine in a sentence
A Buddhist family sued Sabine Parish School Board for violating their right to religious freedom.The Louisiana Public School Cramming Christianity Down Students’ Throats|Andrew Cohen|January 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
According to Ministry of Interior spokeswoman Sabine Hadad, 701 families filed for naturalization under the 2010 criteria.Israel's Forgotten Deportees|Mya Guarnieri|July 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He himself had two in town and eight on his little Sabine farm, and he was a poor man and his father had been a slave.The Private Life of the Romans|Harold Whetstone Johnston
Marched at five o'clock and arrived at the Sabine river at eight; forded it.
Marched ourselves at two o'clock, and arrived at the river Sabine by five.
Crossed the Sabine river and came about one league on this side to a little prairie, where we encamped.
The river Toyac is a small stream, which discharges into the gulf of Mexico, at the same bay with the Sabine, in about lat.
British Dictionary definitions for Sabine
/ (ˈsæbaɪn) /
a member of an ancient Oscan-speaking people who lived in central Italy northeast of Rome
of, characteristic of, or relating to this people or their language
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