The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.
Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun ambo:
On this page:
|Play/pause||Buy footage||Find more|
Definition of the noun ambo
What does ambo mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: ambos
- a platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it
Alternative definition of the noun ambo
- A raised platform in an early Christian church; a podium or pulpit.
- [informal] An ambulance driver.
Ambo is a spa town and separate woreda in central Ethiopia. Located in the West Shewa Zone of the Oromia Region, west of Addis Ababa, this town has a latitude and longitude of 8°59′N 37°51′E / 8.983°N 37.850°E and an elevation of 2101 meters.
- Ambo is a fictional character from the 1954 film Jack En Jill.
- Ambo is a fictional character from the 1990 film Diva Bale Sari Raat.
Ambo a.k.a. Ndonga Language: Ndonga, also called OshiNdonga, is a Bantu language spoken in Namibia and some parts of Angola. It is a standardized dialect of the Ovambo language, and is mutually intelligible with Kwanyama, the other Ovambo dialect with a standard written form.
- read more about Ndonga Language
Phrases with Ambo
Phrases starting with the word Ambo:
Phrases ending with the word Ambo:
Other phrases containing the word Ambo:
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Ambo
Click on a title to look inside that book (if available):
Decorating the Church through the Seasons, Second Edition by Peter Mazar
An ambo is a very different piece of furniture. There's no need to coordinate the altar and...
Sometimes the ambo is the right spot for a wreath, a spray of harvest produce, or a basket filled with asters. The ambo, like the altar, is not the best ...
The Liturgy Explained (2013)
New Edition by James W. Farwell
The Ambo is the place from which the Scriptures are read and, perhaps, the sermon is preached. In some churches, particularly those built in recent years, the Ambo is a single lectern, podium, or standing desk; in older churches, there will ...
A Sense of the Sacred (2005)
Theological Foundations of Sacred Architecture and Art by R. Kevin Seasoltz
The ambo is the place where God's Word in the sacred scriptures is proclaimed to the assembly. Its prominence in the church serves as an appropriate reminder ...
Applied Business Ethics (2012)
Power Living Through the Truth by Brian Keen
The Ambo is the high place in the Temple.
Music and the Mass (2013)
A Practical Guide for Ministers of Music
The psalm may be sung and led from any place that seems suitable, but the ambo is recommended because the text Of the psalm comes from Scripture—the ambo is the vessel for such readings. Regardless Of the place where it is sung, the ...
The Catholic Faith for a New Generation by Eric Stoltz, Vince Tomkovicz
The ambo is the table of the Word; the altar is the Table of the Sacrament. American exceptionalism The idea that citizens of the United States are better, more moral, or of greater worth than other people, or that the United States government is ...
The ambo is a slightly elevated desk reached by steps ; the entire construction is most frequently built against a wall, and in all cases it rests solidly on the ground. We shall see how this primitive form was gradually metamorphosed into that of ...
Lectionary for Mass (1999)
Sundays, Solemnities, Feasts of the Lord and the Saints by Liturgy Training Publications
Since the ambo is the place from which the word of God is proclaimed by the ministers, it must of its nature be reserved for the readings, the responsorial psalm, and the Easter Proclamation (the Exsultet). The ambo may rightly be used for the ...
The Catholic Encyclopedia (1907)
An International Work of Reference on the Constitution, Doctrine, Discipline, and History of the Catholic Church by Charles Herbermann
Church, both in Slavic countries and the United States, the ambo is a table standing in front of the royal ...
A Dictionary of Architecture (1854)
Historical, Descriptive, Topographical, Decorative, Theoretical and Mechanical ... by Robert Stuart (c.e.)
In the upper part of the nave was placed the oblong enclosure, denominated the ambo, or chorus canonicorum ; on each side, and generally attached to it, was a marble pulpit, one for reading the gospel, the other for the epistle. Near the ...
by John Anthony McGuckin
Ambo JOHN A. MCGUCKIN The Ambo (Gk. “crest of a hill”) ...
With a Tract of the English Idiomes by William Walker
Bumeran: ambo tel :mice a hay. pecas. Vzrg. Ed. Gibuti) the Ogame; man ` Ingenio fed unique „то umnszthztr mit, l “tong-uv. + 4'1L Ambo )cream сшит, Arcade: ambo, Virg. Ecl. От": mater 0' pater, dominant, Тег. Bun.
by W. Martin James
by Everett Ferguson
Reconstructed early Christian ambo from the Byzantine Museum, Athens, Greece . The ambo was located in the nave of the typical early Christian basilica, sometimes in the center along the east-west axis of the building and sometimes slightly ...
by J. A. Cuddon
Accipite haec animis Iaetasque advertite mentes,1 ambo animis, ambo insignes praestantibus armis;2 ...
by Paul F. Bradshaw
PIERCE Ambo An elevated platform for reading or preaching. Canon 15 of Laodicea (late fourth century), implies the ascent of steps, and restricts access to those in orders above *lector. Classically, the platform has a parapet ...
A Catholic Dictionary (1997)
by Rev. Fr. Donald Attwater
AMBO (plural, ambones; from Gr. a raised place). In early Christian basilicas, a small platform in the middle of the church, from the steps of which the epistle and gospel were sung. Afterwards there were two, on one side for the gospel and on ...
Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for Ambo
Click on a label to prioritize search results according to that topic:
Photos about Ambo
Click on an item to view that photo:
If you need related images for an article or a report, you can download stock photos:
Video about Ambo
Video shows what ambo means. A raised platform in an early Christian church, as well as in the Eastern Orthodox, Oriental Orthodox, and Eastern Catholic ...
Scrabble value of A1M3B3O1
The value of this 4-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
Anagrams of AMBO
What do you get if you rearrange the letters?
See also the blanagrams of Ambo!
Share this page
Go to the usage examples of Ambo to see it in context!