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or Djam·bi

  1. a province on SE Sumatra, in W Indonesia.
  2. Formerly Telanaipura. a river port in and the capital of this province.
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Historical Examples of jambi

  • They pay reverence to elders by giving them jambi, and falling at their feet.

    Castes and Tribes of Southern India

    Edgar Thurston

  • 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

    William Marsden

British Dictionary definitions for jambi


  1. 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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