Definition of Ambon in English:

Ambon

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Pronunciation: /amˈbɒn
 
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(also Amboina /-ˈbɔɪnə/)
  • 1A mountainous island in eastern Indonesia, one of the Molucca Islands.
  • 1.1A port on the island of Ambon, the capital of the Molucca Islands; population 204,200 (est. 2005).

Derivatives

Ambonese

(also Amboinese) noun & adjective
More example sentences
  • Traditional Indonesian music - Javanese, Ambonese, Sundanese, etc. - and some old Dutch tunes fill the air.
  • Both within the Ambonese community, and in scholarly discourse, it is frequently noted that Muslim villages in Maluku have retained their indigenous languages.

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