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The meaning of "in limbo"

" In limbo "
Meaning:
In an uncertain situation, over which you have no control (a reference to the state of being outside both heaven and hell).
Example:
Jack said he would collect us after our camping trip on the moors, but until he arrives we are in limbo.
Where did it originate?:
Britain, 17th century.
Where is it used?:
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