Ambon

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geographical name Am·bon \äm-ˈbȯn, ˈam-ˌbän\
variants: or

Amboina

\am-ˈbȯi-nə\play

Definition of Ambon

  1. 1 island of eastern Indonesia in the Moluccas south of Ceram area 314 square miles (816 square kilometers)

  2. 2 city and port on a bay of the Banda Sea on Ambon Island population 276,955

Ambonese

play \ˌam-bə-ˈnēz, -ˈnēs\ less commonly

Amboinese

play \ˌam-ˌboi-ˈnēz, -ˈnēs, am-ˈbȯi-ˌ\ adj or noun

Medical Dictionary

ambon

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noun am·bon \ˈam-ˌbän\
variants: also

ambo

\-ˌbō\play

Medical Definition of ambon

plural

ambones

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


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