Jambi

or Djam·bi

[ jahm-bee ]
/ ˈdʒɑm bi /

noun

a province on southeastern Sumatra, in western Indonesia.
a river port in and the capital of this province.Formerly Te·la·nai·pu·ra [tel-uh-nahy-poor-uh] /ˌtɛl ə naɪˈpʊər ə/ .

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Jambi
/ (ˈdʒæmbɪ) /

noun

a port in W Indonesia, in SE Sumatra on the Hari River. Pop: 417 507 (2000)Former spelling: Djambi Also called: Telanaipura
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