a ship channel at the entrance to New York harbor, near Sandy Hook. 7½ miles (12 km) long.
It was a few minutes after seven o’clock when she arrived at the entrance to Ambrose Channel.
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Classical Mythology. the food of the gods. Compare (def 3). something especially delicious to taste or smell. a fruit dessert made of oranges and shredded coconut and sometimes pineapple. Contemporary Examples Like ambrosia from the gods, I suddenly realized that Nicotine is the most amazing legal substance of the twentieth century. How My Little Slice […]
- Ambrosia beetle
. noun any of various small beetles of the genera Anisandrus, Xyleborus, etc, that bore tunnels into solid wood, feeding on fungi growing in the tunnels: family Scolytidae (bark beetles)
exceptionally pleasing to taste or smell; especially delicious or fragrant. worthy of the gods; divine. Historical Examples But Nature was just as fair that ambrosial September day as if there was not a dissonance. Stories by American Authors, Volume 2 Various Am I to have some of this ambrosial bread, too, Cousin Molly? Molly Brown’s […]
- Ambrosian chant
the liturgical chant, established by Saint Ambrose, characterized by ornamented, often antiphonal, singing. Historical Examples The “Ambrosian chant” was the antiphonal plain-song arranged and systematized to statelier effect in choral symphony. The Story of the Hymns and Tunes Theron Brown and Hezekiah Butterworth He introduced the Ambrosian chant, a mode of singing more monotonous than […]