Meaning of Sabine


Pronunciation: (sā'bīn), [key]
— adj.
  1. 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 290b.c.
  1. one of the Sabine people.
  2. the Italic language of the Sabines.


Pronunciation: (sā'bīn, -bin for 1 s&schwa&sylpbēn' for 2), [key]
— n.
  1. 1868–1919, U.S. physicist: pioneered research in acoustics.
  2. 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. ab. 500 mi. (800 km) long.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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