1650s, from French ambagieux, from Latin ambagiosus, from ambages “circuits, circumlocutions,” from amb- “about” (see ambi-) + agere “to drive” (see act (n.)).
a city in N Haryana, in N India. Historical Examples Heideck was in some embarrassment how to answer, and spoke hesitatingly of his intention to send her to Ambala with Morar Gopal. The Coming Conquest of England August Niemann noun a city in N India, in Haryana: site of archaeological remains of a prehistoric Indian […]
. noun (pl) -ries, -ris a tropical Asian malvaceous plant, Hibiscus cannabinus, that yields a fibre similar to jute the fibre derived from this plant
. Historical Examples The two instigators of this mutiny were Bombay and a savage, named ambari. Stanley’s Adventures in the Wilds of Africa Joel Tyler Headley and William Fletcher Johnson noun (pl) -ries, -ris a tropical Asian malvaceous plant, Hibiscus cannabinus, that yields a fibre similar to jute the fibre derived from this plant