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Definition of "lumbago" []

  • A painful condition of the lower back, as one resulting from muscle strain or a slipped disk. (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 "lumbago" in a sentence
  • "To-morrow we go finally and positively, though the lumbago is almost disappeared, and we were to have stayed at least a fortnight."
  • "(Only true about 10% of the time.) “My lumbago is acting up.”"
  • "Lower back pain, also referred to as lumbago, may lead to an ache or a pain anywhere in the region between the lower ribs"