Other definitions for Ambon (2 of 2)
an island in the central Moluccas, in easterb Indonesia. 314 sq. mi. (813 sq. km).
a seaport on this island.
- Also Am·boi·na [am-boi-nuh] /æmˈbɔɪ nə/ .
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How to use ambon in a sentence
The organ is on the north side in the bay east of the gallery, and is reached through the ambon on the Gospel side.Some Account of Gothic Architecture in Spain | George Edmund Street
There are six steps up from the nave to the altar, and there is an ambon on each side of them entered from the altar side.Some Account of Gothic Architecture in Spain | George Edmund Street
It was sometimes expressed without the aspirate, αμβη: hence the place of the oracle was styled ambon, αμβων.
The woods of ambon teem with the abundant bird-life peculiar to the Moluccas.Through the Malay Archipelago | Emily Richings
Internally there is a rather remarkable pulpit or ambon on the north side of the nave.Brick and Marble in the Middle Ages | George Edmund Street
British Dictionary definitions for Ambon
Also: Amboina an island in Indonesia, in the Moluccas. Capital: Amboina. Area: 1000 sq km (386 sq miles)
Also: Amboina (æmˈbɔɪnə) a port in the Moluccas, the capital of Ambon (Amboina) island
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