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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How to use Jambi in a sentence
The former are said to be pretty numerous, especially in that part of the country which lies between Palembang and Jambi.Embassy to the Eastern Courts of Cochin-China, Siam, and Muscat | Edmund Roberts
They pay reverence to elders by giving them Jambi, and falling at their feet.Castes and Tribes of Southern India | Edgar Thurston
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
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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