(in an early Christian church) a raised desk, or either of two such desks, from which the Gospels or Epistles were read or chanted.
- Also am·bon [am-bon] /ˈæm bɒn/ .
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How to use ambo in a sentence
ambo, he isn't really certain yet that I didn't go crazy that night and kill your wife.
Love, ambo, human love, as I learned of it there at home—and I saw and heard much too much of it—frightened and sickened me.
That's what the references to Jimmy mean, ambo, in those pages I scribbled in my trance; and that's all they mean.
But they didn't die there, ambo; they lived there, a hideous secret life, lying in wait to betray me.
There must be some fatal connection, ambo, between being sick and being sentimental.
British Dictionary definitions for ambo (1 of 2)
either of two raised pulpits from which the gospels and epistles were read in early Christian churches
British Dictionary definitions for ambo (2 of 2)
an ambulance driver
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