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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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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.
"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.
Existe un creciente interes por la trayectoria de ambos paises cuyas economias han experimentado cambios espectaculares en las ultimas decadas.
El estudio comparado, particularmente en el caso de los dos fascismos clasicos, vincula de manera sistematica lo interno con lo internacional, cotejando ambos permanentemente.
En este marco, se acuerda renovar y actualizar los acuerdos que rigen la relacion politica y economica bilateral, a fin de promover mayores intercambios entre ambos paises.
El libro esta bien documentado con textos de ambos profesores (sobre todo en la primera parte), acompanando al lector en un recorrido por las ideas principales de la teologia conciliar.