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am·bo

 (ăm′bō′)
n. pl. am·bos or am·bo·nes (ăm-bō′nēz)
A raised speaking stand in a church, especially such a stand in early Christian churches serving as a lectern or pulpit.

[Medieval Latin, from Greek ambōn, raised edge.]

ambo

(ˈæmbəʊ)
n, pl ambos or ambones (æmˈbəʊniːz)
(Ecclesiastical Terms) either of two raised pulpits from which the gospels and epistles were read in early Christian churches
[C17: from Medieval Latin, from Greek ambōn raised rim, pulpit]

ambo

(ˈæmbəʊ)
n, pl ambos
1. an ambulance driver
2. an ambulance
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ambo - a platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on itambo - a platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it
platform - a raised horizontal surface; "the speaker mounted the platform"
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He heard them and, as always at moments of temptation, he repeated the words, 'Lead us not into temptation,' and bowing his head and lowering his eyes went past the ambo and in by the north door, avoiding the canons in their cassocks who were just then passing the altar-screen.
Such men are fitter for practice, than for counsel; and they are good, but in their own alley: turn them to new men, and they have lost their aim; so as the old rule, to know a fool from a wise man, Mitte ambos nudos ad ignotos, et videbis, doth scarce hold for them.
Hold 18 aquaculture training workshop at Ambo Aquaculture Center for the benefit of 600 participants.
Caption: The inukshuk became the altar, a font and an ambo for the proclamation of the word.
Top, the old Colliers pub in Pontypridd and, above, the workers who made the Pope's credence table and ambo pulpit, including Chris Palmer, front left
At non duobus magnis potentibusque societatibus nationum noster cursus tempore placere non potest; ambo pretio armorum novorum magnopere onerati, ambo mortiferum atomum augentem vere veriti, certans tamen uterque ut incertam trutinam terroris turbent quae inter gentes obstet bello ultimo.
AMBO Foods will conduct the study, focusing on how omega 3 from broad spectrum fish oil increases the test scores of pre-collegiate students at The Larsen Learning Center.
He was twice winner of The Otto Beit Medal for excellence in sculpture (1969 The Risen Christ, St Dunstan's Church, Kings Heath and 1974 The High Alter & Ambo, St Helen's Cathedral, Brentwood).
The 94 graduates include Camille Ambo, Brandon Anderson, Josapheen Bechtol, Jessica Bond, Kelsey Boren, Megan Brown, Sean Bruce, Caroline Bruno-Hibler, Elizabeth Bruno-Hibler, Jennifer Bundy, Austin Burnette, Amanda Bush, Danielle Carman, Aaron Carr, Brandon Carter, Ember Carter, Benjamin Church, Sean Claassen, Brittany Cochran, Kathryn Compton, Alessandra Crawford, Brandon Culy, Brodie Davis, Chad Delaney, Joseph Dickey, Kevin Eagan, Cierra Gathers, Tessa Giannone, Justin Gierke, Randi Gullickson,
A judge for more than 20 years, Hide, who lives at Huttons Ambo, near Malton, has shown her own home-bred ponies for even longer.
Paul was the alias for Roman provocateur Saul of Tarsis in his Alias Paulus, published by Ambo in 2002.
Gambler is a Danish documentary by director Phie Ambo about the director and producer of two films, Pusher and Bleeder, who followed up their success by losing a lot of money on their next film.