Amboinese
adjective or noun see Ambon

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Amboinese — Am·boi·nese (ämʹboi nēzʹ, nēsʹ, ămʹ ) n. Variant of Ambonese. * * * …   Universalium

  • amboinese — am·boi·nese …   English syllables

  • amboinese — …   Useful english dictionary

  • ambonese — I. adjective see amboinese I II. noun see amboinese II * * * /am beuh neez , nees /, n., pl. Ambonese for 1, adj. n. 1. a native or inhabitant of Ambon. 2. the Austronesian language, having several dialects, spoken by the people of Ambon …   Useful english dictionary

  • Am|bo|nese — «AM buh NEEZ, NEES», adjective, noun, plural nese. = Amboinese. (Cf. ↑Amboinese) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ambon — or Amboina geographical name 1. island E Indonesia in the Moluccas S of Ceram area 314 square miles (816 square kilometers) 2. city & port on Ambon Island population 276,955 • Ambonese also Amboinese adjective or noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Ambonese — /am beuh neez , nees /, n., pl. Ambonese for 1, adj. n. 1. a native or inhabitant of Ambon. 2. the Austronesian language, having several dialects, spoken by the people of Ambon. 3. a Malay dialect spoken as a lingua franca in the central Moluccas …   Universalium

  • ailanthus — [eɪ lanθəs] noun a tall large leaved deciduous tree native to Asia and Australasia, especially the tree of heaven. [Genus Ailanthus: several species.] Origin mod. L., from Fr. ailante, from Amboinese ailanto, lit. tree of heaven (the ending is… …   English new terms dictionary

  • ailanthus — /eɪˈlænθəs/ (say ay lanthuhs) noun a tree of the Simaroubaceae, Ailanthus altissima, with pinnate leaves and greenish flowers, native to eastern Asia and planted widely as a shade tree; tree of heaven. {New Latin, from Amboinese (language of… …   Australian English dictionary

  • ailanto — īˈlänˌtō noun ( s) Etymology: Amboinese ai lanto : ailanthus 2 …   Useful english dictionary

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