limbo (n.1) Look up limbo at Dictionary.com
"region supposed to exist on the border of Hell" reserved for pre-Christian saints (Limbus patrum) and unbaptized infants (Limbus infantum);" c.1300, from Latin limbo, ablative of limbus "edge, border" (see limb (2)). It emerged from Latin in the ablative form from frequent use in phrases such as in limbo (patrum), etc. Figurative sense of "condition of neglect or oblivion" is from 1640s.
limbo (n.2) Look up limbo at Dictionary.com
dance in which the dancer bends backward and passes under a bar, 1956, of W.Indian origin, probably an alteration of limber.