a novel (1903) by Henry James.
a diplomatic official of the highest rank, sent by one sovereign or state to another as its resident representative (ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary) a diplomatic official of the highest rank sent by a government to represent it on a temporary mission, as for negotiating a treaty. a diplomatic official serving as permanent head of a […]
a woman who is an . the wife of an . Historical Examples They pursue Kean to his dressing-room at the theatre; where, unluckily, the ambassadress herself has taken refuge. The Paris Sketch Book of Mr. M. A. Titmarsh William Makepeace Thackeray After a little hesitation she said it had been exactly that of the […]
an Egyptian tree, Aeschynomene elaphroxylon, of the legume family, having a light-colored, spongy wood. Historical Examples By and by it gives place to the ambatch as the characteristic tree of the Nile. Stanley in Africa James P. Boyd noun a tree or shrub of the Nile Valley, Aeschynomene elaphroxylon, valued for its light-coloured pithlike wood
a city in central Ecuador, about 8500 feet (2590 meters) above sea level. Historical Examples He has large haciendas at Ambato and Latacunga, and down the coast is he interested in oil-wells. The Night-Born Jack London Leaving Ambato, we breakfasted at Cunchebamba, an Indian village of half a dozen straw huts. The Andes and the […]