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libero
 n.— «One of the additions was the libero. It’s an Italian word meaning “free”…can come in at any time in the back row without counting against the team’s substitution limit.» —“Gophers, Gentil geared up for another Final Four” by Dave Campbell News-Sentinel (Fort Wayne, Ind.) Dec. 15, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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