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Syllabification: am·bo
Pronunciation: /ˈambō/

noun (plural ambos or ambonesamˈbōnēz)

(In an early Christian church) an oblong pulpit with steps at each end.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

Mid 17th century: via medieval Latin from Greek ambōn 'rim' (in medieval Greek 'pulpit').

Words that rhyme with ambo

flambeau, mambo, Rambo, Rimbaud, Tambo

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ambo 2 Line breaks: ambo
Pronunciation: /ˈambəʊ/

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noun (plural ambos)

informal
1An ambulance: he saw two ambos and a firetruck parked on the terminal
1.1Australian A member of an ambulance crew; a paramedic: ambos will not tolerate any situation where patient safety is compromised

Origin

1970s: abbreviation of ambulance.

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