Ambon

geographical name Am·bon \ äm-ˈbȯn , ˈam-ˌbän \
variants: or Amboina play \am-ˈbȯi-nə\
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of Ambon

1 island of eastern Indonesia in the Moluccas south of Ceram area 314 square miles (816 square kilometers)
2 city and port on a bay of the Banda Sea on Ambon Island population 276,955

Ambonese

play \ˌam-bə-ˈnēz, -ˈnēs\ or less commonly Amboinese play \ˌam-ˌboi-ˈnēz, -ˈnēs, am-ˈbȯi-ˌnēz, -ˌnēs\ adjective or noun

Medical Dictionary

ambon

noun am·bon \ ˈam-ˌbän \
variants: also ambo play \-ˌbō\

medical Definition of ambon

plural ambones play \am-ˈbō-(ˌ)nēz\
: the fibrocartilaginous ring around an articular cavity

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