[tuh-nim-bahr, tan-uh m-bahr] /təˈnɪm bɑr, ˈtæn əmˌbɑr/
noun, (used with a plural verb)
a group of over 600 islands in E Indonesia, in the Banda Sea. About 2100 sq. mi. (5440 sq. km).
noun 1. an ancient city in Lower Egypt, in the Nile delta. noun 1. an ancient city located in the E part of the Nile delta: abandoned after the 6th century ad; at one time the capital of Egypt Biblical name Zoan (Ezek. 30:14, marg.). See ZOAN.
noun, History/Historical. 1. the successor apparent to a Celtic chief, usually the oldest or worthiest of his kin, chosen by election among the tribe during the chief’s lifetime. noun 1. (history) the heir apparent of a Celtic chieftain chosen by election during the chief’s lifetime: usually the worthiest of his kin
noun 1. the system among various Celtic tribes of choosing a tanist.
noun 1. (NZ) a legendary Māori monster