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1. A member of an ancient people of central Italy, conquered and assimilated by the Romans in 290 bc.
2. The Italic language of the Sabines.
Of or relating to the Sabines or their language or culture.

[Middle English Sabyn, from Latin Sabīnus.]
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1. (Peoples) a member of an ancient Oscan-speaking people who lived in central Italy northeast of Rome
2. (Historical Terms) a member of an ancient Oscan-speaking people who lived in central Italy northeast of Rome
3. (Historical Terms) of, characteristic of, or relating to this people or their language
4. (Peoples) of, characteristic of, or relating to this people or their language
5. (Languages) of, characteristic of, or relating to this people or their language
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(ˈseɪ baɪn)
a member of an Italic people living in the Apennines NE of Rome: subjugated by the Romans in 290 b.c.



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.
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Noun1.Sabine - a river in eastern Texas that flows south into the Gulf of Mexico
Lone-Star State, Texas, TX - the second largest state; located in southwestern United States on the Gulf of Mexico
2.Sabine - 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
Italia, Italian Republic, Italy - a republic in southern Europe on the Italian Peninsula; was the core of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire between the 4th century BC and the 5th century AD
Italian - a native or inhabitant of Italy
Adj.1.Sabine - of or relating to or characteristic of the Sabines
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nSabiner(in) m(f)
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There is another story of the Sabine ladies--and that too, I thank heaven, is very antient.
You are the direct descendant of those Romans who carried off the Sabine women.
She herself was now a man-charmer, a mark for Cupid, a Sabine who must be coy when the Romans were at their banquet boards.
He can see the Alban Mountains, the Appenines, the Sabine Hills, and the blue Mediterranean.
Leaping up with the idea of seeing a score of Happar warriors about to perform anew the Sabine atrocity, I found myself confronted by the company of girls, who, having dropped their work, stood before me with starting eyes, swelling bosoms, and fingers pointed in horror towards me.
"One day the young shepherd told the count's steward that he had seen a wolf come out of the Sabine mountains, and prowl around his flock.
He would, no doubt, have believed that he had returned to the times of Florian, and would have declared, on reaching Paris, that he had met an Alpine shepherdess seated at the foot of the Sabine Hill.
He was spoken of as the most adroit, the strongest, and the most courageous contadino for ten leagues around; and although Teresa was universally allowed to be the most beautiful girl of the Sabines, no one had ever spoken to her of love, because it was known that she was beloved by Vampa.
Sabine [1] from Valparaiso, but that they form a variety which by some botanists has been considered as specifically distinct.
Sabine Royalty Trust (NYSE:SBR) announced on Monday that its trustee Simmons Bank declared a cash distribution of USD0.228930 per unit for August 2019.
During the quarter, we placed both Sabine Pass Train 5 and Corpus Christi Train 1 into service only days apart, with both projects ahead of schedule and within budget - a significant achievement, and a product of our relentless focus on excellence in execution," said Jack Fusco, Cheniere's President and CEO.