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Ambon Line breaks: Ambon
Pronunciation: /amˈbɒn/
(also Amboina amˈbɔɪnə)

Definition of Ambon in English:

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).


(also Amboinese) noun& adjective
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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