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  1. Amba: In the Hindu epic Mahabharata, Amba is the eldest daughter of the king of Kashi, who considers the Kuru prince Bhishma responsible for her misfortune and her sole goal in life becomes his destruction. During her swayamvara, Bhishma abducts her with her sisters Ambika and Ambalika, seeking the princesses for his step brother Vichitravirya, the king of Hastinapur. Amba loves another king Salva, and is permitted to go to him. However, Salva rejects her as she is spoiled by her captor's touch. An infuriated Amba blames Bhishma for ruining her life. She seeks help of the sage Parashurama to defeat Bhishma, but he fails. From Bhisma, she goes to King Drupada, who also refuses to marry her. She hangs a garland on his palace gate as a reminder for revenge. Finally, she gets fed up with all men and turns to asceticism and pleases the god Shiva, who grants her the boon that she will slay Bhishma in her next birth. She kills herself to hasten the fulfillment of the boon. Amba takes birth as Drupad's daughter Shikhandini later known as Shikhandi, who becomes the cause of Bhishma's death.
  2. Amba a.k.a. Tom Middleton is a British recording artist, music producer, remixer and DJ.
  3. Amba is the sister of Ambika.

There are other people with in their name, like Amba Bihler, Amba Sanyal and Amba Isis Jackson.

Business

Amba is a record label.

Characters

  1. Amba is a fictional character from the 1974 film Jeevan Sangram..
  2. Amba is a fictional character from the 1965 film Kaajal.
  3. Amba is a fictional character from the 1991 film Idiot.
  4. Amba is a fictional character from the 1974 film Phir Kab Milogi.
  5. Amba is a fictional character from the 1989 film ChaalBaaz.
  6. Amba is a fictional character from the 1962 film Bhishma.
  7. Amba is a fictional character from the 2005 film Pak Pak Pakaak.
  8. Amba is a fictional character from the 2000 film The Dinosaur Hunter.
  9. Amba is a fictional character from the 2003 film Second Generation.

Film

"Amba" is a 1990 Indian Bollywood film produced and directed by Mohan Kumar. It stars Anil Kapoor and Meenakshi Seshadri.

Music

"Amba" is a musical album of Wendo kolosoy.

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Food

Amba is a tangy mango pickle condiment popular in Middle-Eastern cuisine particularly Iraqi and Israeli cuisines but also popular in India. Its name derives from the Sanskrit for mango.

Miscellanea

  1. Amba: An amba is a characteristic geologic form in Ethiopia. It is a steep-sided, flat-topped mountain, often the site of villages, wells and their surrounding farmland. These settlements were located there because they were very defensible and often virtually inaccessible plateaus.
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  3. Amba a.k.a. Amba Language: Amba is a language spoken in parts of Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo by the Amba people. The Amba people call it Kwamba and it is known as Kihumu in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Amba has a 70% lexical similarity with Bera. Dialects include Kyanzi and Suwa.

Phrases with Amba

  1. Dalla Amba
  2. Cepora Amba
  3. Neptis Amba
  4. Sinthusa Amba
  5. Telicota Amba
  6. Mangifera Amba
  7. Catasticta Amba
  8. Phytoseius Amba
  9. Dalla Grovius Amba
  10. Species Dalla Amba
  11. Neptis Sankara Amba
  12. Species Cepora Amba
  13. Species Neptis Amba
  14. Species Sinthusa Amba
  15. Species Telicota Amba
  16. Species Mangifera Amba
  17. Species Catasticta Amba
  18. Species Phytoseius Amba
  19. Subspecies Dalla Grovius Amba
  20. Subspecies Neptis Sankara Amba

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Google previewThe Codified Mysteries (2012)

by Vashisht Vaid

related to Kom [Kama means material world desires and [Amba] Amba means energy or Shakti in Sanskrit ...

Google previewEmbedded Systems Handbook (2005)

by Richard Zurawski

AMBA is a bus standard which was originally conceived by ARM to support communication among ARM processor cores. However, nowadays AMBA is one of the leading on-chip busing systems because it is licensed and deployed for use ...

Google previewGreat Soul of Siberia (2015)

Passion, Obsession, and One Man's Quest for the World's Most Elusive Tiger by Sooyong Park

Udege for “the strongest one,” Amba refers to the tiger who rules the Ussuri forest . The strongest of the strong is the Great King. The Sikhote-Alin, where the Great Kings live, has been home and spiritual stronghold for generations of native ...

Google previewInterconnect-Centric Design for Advanced SOC and NOC (2004)

by Jari Nurmi

AMBA is a typical multiplexer-based bus and it utilizes a central arbiter and decoder architecture. It has three versions for different transmission needs, namely the advanced high-performance (AHB), advanced system (ASB), and the advanced ...

Google previewNetwork Dictionary (2007)

by Javvin Www Networkdictionary Com, Jielin Dong

AMBA is a solution for the blocks to interface with each other. Advanced Mobile Phone System Service Wireless Advanced Mobile Phone System (AMPS) Service is the analog mobile phone system standard, introduced in the Americas during ...

Google previewMy Pilgrimage to the Wise Men of the East (1906)

by Moncure Daniel Conway

Amba means mango, in the dictionaries, and it seems that this curious myth of the vindictive woman turned man was of onomatopoetic origin : ambya, the yonng mango, is feminine ; am, the full-grown mango, is masculine. 1 From time to ...

Google previewPediatric Critical Care (2011)

by Bradley P. Fuhrman, Jerry J. Zimmerman

AMBA is a cytotoxic plasma Ig that reacts immunologically with components of alveolar and glomerular basement membrane. Stress failure of pulmonary capillaries because of alteration of the alveolar and glomerular basement membrane ...

Google previewThe Mirror (1988)

Issue 1773, November 5 1988 by E.N.O Provencal

amba is a period very conducive to the mobilisation of the people for the implementation of projects like dams, schools, clinics etc. YENDI This is very important in our current socioeconomic and political transformation ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of the Hindu World (1992)

by Ganga Ram Garg

Amba. The eldest of the three daughters of Indradyumna, king of Kas"l, the other daughters being Ambika and Ambalika. Amba is an ill-starred character in the Mahabharata. When the three daughters of the Kasiraja became of marriageable ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Angola (2011)

by W. Martin James

was J amba, located in deep southeastern Cuando Cubango province. The Portuguese called the area the “Land at the End of the Earth.” Once described ...

Google previewA New Malagasy-English Dictionary (1885)

by James Richardson

AMBA'KA, ».-:/. Excelled, exceeded, beaten. lay mety raha ambaka noho ny biby isika limy ny ntiavana zanaka. It is not right that we should be excelled by animals in the love of oti'spring. A'MBAKA, ,„(',. Of the same volume or bulk. (Prov.) ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: Cabbage to Cyperus (1889)

by Sir George Watt

Papaya or papiya amba, pepiya, popaiyd or popaiyah. Hind. ; Arandkharbita or simply kharbuta (or Cas- tor-oil-melon), Pb. ; Popdi, Duk.; Papaya, Mar. and Cutch j Papai, Bomb.; Paputa, katka chibhado, SiND; ...

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