- a province on SE Sumatra, in W Indonesia.
- Formerly Telanaipura. a river port in and the capital of this province.
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Examples from the Web for jambi
They pay reverence to elders by giving them jambi, and falling at their feet.Castes and Tribes of Southern India
The former are said to be pretty numerous, especially in that part of the country which lies between Palembang and Jambi.
In some places to the southward they distinguish two kinds only, lado sudul and lado jambi.The History of Sumatra
- a port in W Indonesia, in SE Sumatra on the Hari River. Pop: 417 507 (2000)Former spelling: Djambi Also called: Telanaipura