the hard, heavy wood of a tree, Pterocarpus indicus, of southern Asia, having a curly or mottled grain.
the tree itself.
a native or inhabitant of . the Austronesian language, having several dialects, spoken by the people of . a Malay dialect spoken as a lingua franca in the central Moluccas. of or relating to , its people, or their language. Historical Examples This fermented beverage often excites the Ambonese nature to frenzy, though only made […]
a town in central France, E of Tours: castle. Historical Examples Pumpkin as you are, Théodore, cannot you see the power that the catastrophe at Amboise has given to my reforms? The Works of Honor de Balzac Honor de Balzac Accordingly, on March 12, the Pacification of Amboise was signed. Europe in the Sixteenth Century […]
. an island in the central Moluccas, in E Indonesia. 314 sq. mi. (813 sq. km). a seaport on this island. Historical Examples There are six steps up from the nave to the altar, and there is an ambon on each side of them entered from the altar side. Some Account of Gothic Architecture in […]
adjective a variant of ambisexual