noun (plural ambos or ambonesamˈbōnēz)
(In an early Christian church) an oblong pulpit with steps at each end.
- Early Christian churches had no pulpits other than the ambos where scriptures could be read.
- The raised central platform or predella has the ambo at one end and the altar at the other.
- Ray Carroll designed the altar, tabernacle, ambo and chair.
Words that rhyme with amboflambeau, mambo, Rambo, Rimbaud, Tambo
Entry from British & World English dictionary
noun (plural ambos)informal
1970s: abbreviation of ambulance.
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