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The island of Amboina, near Ceram, is about forty leagues in circuit, and gives its name also to some other small adjacent isles.
Thus cloves were specially cultivated at Amboina; nutmegs in the Banda islands.
These two islands are moderately high, and not above a third part so large as Amboina.
However, Carleton again pressed for the punishment of the perpetrators of "the foule and bloody act" of Amboina.
The sultans of Ternate, Tidor, and Amboina were especially powerful, and the islands they ruled the most rich and productive.A History of the Philippines|David P. Barrows