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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.
When Sonny was only four months old Anita and Ambo became estranged and already separated thus forcing Anita to work as a laundry woman in the house of Levi and her common law husband, Jess.
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.
The state institutions included in the creation of conditions for the AMBO project say that when the investors succeed in realizing their responsibilities there is no reason why the pipeline should not be built.
The AMBO project has been prepared for more than 10 years.
weather bulletin issued by Pagasa, Ambo is now moving at 22 kilometers per hour (kph) in a west northwest direction.
AMBO was confident that another planned $607 million pipeline sending crude oil from Russia to Greece through Bulgaria would not threaten its own project as the two had targeted different investors and consumers.
In a weather bulletin late Sunday morning, Pagasa said that the tropical depression, named Ambo, is at 182 km east of Virac, Catanduanes.
LOS guapos actores han conseguido encandilar a sus seguidores con un espectacular posado marcado por las risas, la complicidad, la clase y la elegancia de ambos.
Ambos, en mi opinion, son observadores comprometidos, a su manera, de la realidad en la cual estan insertos; no obstante, ambos miran el mundo con cierta distancia.
Maria Elena Pompa Davalos constituye un novedoso enfoque en lo concerniente a los estudios sobre la relacion bilateral entre Mexico y Estados Unidos durante el periodo de 1836-1876, a traves del cual presenta una vision que privilegia la busqueda de espacios de interaccion entre ambos paises con el objetivo de alcanzar negociaciones aceptables para ambas partes, en particular, con posterioridad a la guerra que sostuvieron ambos paises entre 1846 y 1847.