• synonyms


  1. Ambon.
Show More
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for amboina

Historical Examples of amboina

  • However, Carleton again pressed for the punishment of the perpetrators of "the foule and bloody act" of Amboina.

    History of Holland

    George Edmundson

  • But Amboina was not forgotten; the sore rankled and was one of the causes that moved Cromwell to war in 1654.

    History of Holland

    George Edmundson

  • Here pirates landing, Serrão and his men took possession of their boats and thus reached Amboina in safety.

  • They kept company with us till we came near Amboina, for which place they stood in, while we continued our course.

  • The island of Amboina, near Ceram, is about forty leagues in circuit, and gives its name also to some other small adjacent isles.