a town in central France, E of Tours: castle.
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 1494-1598, Fifth Edition A. H. (Arthur Henry) Johnson
Chaumont is eighteen kilometres from Blois and the same distance from Amboise.
Castles and Chateaux of Old Touraine and the Loire Country Francis Miltoun
The Court was moved from Blois to Amboise, which was a fortified city.
A History of the Reformation (Vol. 2 of 2) Thomas M. Lindsay
He resided near Amboise, where he could mingle with the court.
A History of Art for Beginners and Students: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture Clara Erskine Clement
At Amboise Warwick met with a reception which must have been gratifying to his pride.
The Wars of the Roses John G. Edgar
Both of these royal ladies came here as brides and both were received with joyful acclamations at Amboise.
In Chteau Land Anne Hollingsworth Wharton
The castle of Amboise is superb and its creamy white stone a glory.
An Autobiography Elizabeth Butler
The lords and gentlemen attached to the court made sallies all around Amboise to prevent any unexpected attack.
A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
Of all the chteaux along the Loire, Amboise enjoys the finest situation.
Europe from a Motor Car Russell Richardson
a town in NW central France, on the River Loire: famous castle, a former royal residence. Pop: 11 457 (1999)
. 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
noun the mottled curly-grained wood of an Indonesian leguminous tree, Pterocarpus indicus, used in making furniture Historical Examples The geological structure, consisting chiefly of eruptive rocks and crystalline limestone, is similar to that of northern amboyna. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 6 Various You can all lend a hand till I land you […]