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Tambo

[tam-boh] /ˈtæm boʊ/
noun
1.
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  • Soon afterwards we heard Padillo shout out, “The Tambo, the Tambo!”

    In New Granada W.H.G. Kingston
  • Those only who had strong mules, or who had found shelter in the Tambo, could have escaped.

    In New Granada W.H.G. Kingston
  • He made a sign to the Guarani to follow him, and both quitted the Tambo.

    The Flying Horseman

    Gustave Aimard
  • Well, your expedition terminated, proceed directly to this Tambo.

    The Flying Horseman

    Gustave Aimard
  • Notwithstanding the hurricane, they quitted the Tambo, followed by the gauchos.

    The Flying Horseman

    Gustave Aimard
  • Then all at once every nerve in him strained toward the back of the Tambo.

    The Pathless Trail

    Arthur O. (Arthur Olney) Friel
  • He leaped into a canoe, drove it headlong across, and dived for the Tambo.

    The Pathless Trail

    Arthur O. (Arthur Olney) Friel
  • They usually bury in the church or in the Tambo of the deceased.

  • Tambo is Melanesian for taboo, and is first cousin to that Polynesian word.

    South Sea Tales Jack London
  • I thought, 'it's like a burned-cork show, and I'm Mr. Bones and he's Tambo!'

    In Search of the Unknown Robert W. Chambers
British Dictionary definitions for Tambo

Tambo

/ˈtæmbəʊ/
noun
1.
Oliver. 1917–93, South African politician; president (1977–91) of the African National Congress. He was arrested (1956) with Nelson Mandela but released (1957)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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