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The meaning of "in limbo"

" In limbo "
In an uncertain situation, over which you have no control (a reference to the state of being outside both heaven and hell).
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.
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