- (in an early Christian church) a raised desk, or either of two such desks, from which the Gospels or Epistles were read or chanted.
Origin of ambo
Related Words for ambopulpit, rostrum, platform, support, stand, ambo, desk, escritoire, lectern, secretary, bookrest
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Historical Examples of ambo
Ambo, a fitting of early Christian churches, very similar to a pulpit.Architecture
Thomas Roger Smith
The ambo had two ascents—one from the east, and the other from the west.
Tilly wasn't a bit like Pearl, Ambo; and Sonia isn't either!
As for Ambo—Ambo says nothing, bless him—but I think he wants and needs you most of all.
Ambo, I can never make you know what you've been to me, never!
- either of two raised pulpits from which the gospels and epistles were read in early Christian churches
Word Origin for ambo
- an ambulance driver
- an ambulance