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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"
Translations
References in classic literature ?
"Arcades ambo. But now we must see what we can do for you.
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.
It was Ambo's second defeat in 12 fights while Sigqibo improved his record to 13-1-1 and retained his World Boxing Organization Inter-Continental super flyweight title.
We have experienced Bishop Ambo David as a prophetic voice of the Lord, committed to bring to light the forces of evil and darkness.
Lima [Peru], Jan 26 (ANI): Ten people have been killed and 30 have sustained injuries after a bus fell into a river near the San Rafael district in the Ambo Province on Friday (local time).
Of course, it would be foolish for Duterte to martyr Bishop Ambo. It would be the end of him if he makes the mistake of carrying out his threat against the bishop.
In the university town of Ambo a flashpoint for the protest movement Abiy was welcomed by dozens of horsemen adorned in traditional Oromo attire and cheering crowds, composed of the same young people who made up the ranks of the protesters.Speaking just over a week after his inauguration to a surging crowd of thousands that police struggled to restrain, Abiy hailed the protesters, known as Qeerroo, as the "shield of the Oromo people".
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 AMBO project has been prepared for more than 10 years.
So deep is Ambo's faith that he is not one to easily succumb to terror.