[ tahm-baw-rah, -boh-, -buh- ]
/ ˈtɑm bɔˌrɑ, -boʊ-, -bə- /
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an active volcano in Indonesia, on N Sumbawa: eruption 1815. 9,042 feet (2,756 meters).
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How to use Tambora in a sentence
The Tambora warming of the poles was connected to the sudden flurry in expeditions that you get in the late eighteen-teens.
The volcano, named Tambora and located on the island of Java in what is now Indonesia, exploded on April 5, 1816.
British Dictionary definitions for Tambora
/ (ˈtæmbəˌrɑː) /
a volcano in Indonesia, on N Sumbawa: violent eruption of 1815 reduced its height from about 4000 m (13 000 ft) to 2850 m (9400 ft)
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