[ am-buh-neez, -nees ]
/ ˌæm bəˈniz, -ˈnis /
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noun, plural Am·bo·nese for 1.
a native or inhabitant of Ambon.
the Austronesian language, having several dialects, spoken by the people of Ambon.
a Malay dialect spoken as a lingua franca in the central Moluccas.
of or relating to Ambon, its people, or their language.
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Also Am·boi·nese [am-boi-neez, -nees]. /ˌæm bɔɪˈniz, -ˈnis/.
Words nearby Ambonese
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How to use Ambonese in a sentence
The Dutch Resident finds ample employment, owing to the mania for litigation among the Ambonese.
This fermented beverage often excites the Ambonese nature to frenzy, though only made from the juice of the arên or sugar palm.