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Definition of "womb" []

  • See uterus. (noun)
  • A place where something is generated. (noun)
  • An encompassing, protective hollow or space. (noun)
  • Obsolete The belly. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "womb" in a sentence
  • "The Dawg thinks that anyone who takes pride in where he or she was spit out of the womb is an imbicile."
  • "The words mean the same, but womb is Anglo-Saxon and _uterus_ is Latin, and as Latin is the language of science, we will use that word."
  • "The NIV uses the word "womb" -- a word often associated with the unborn child -- only 57 times, compared with 70 times by the"