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Definition of the noun amboina

What does amboina mean as a name of something?

Amboina is a genus of Dictyopharidae, described by Kirkaldy in 1913.

Phrases with Amboina

Phrases starting with the word Amboina:

  1. amboina pine
  2. Amboina Porgy
  3. Amboina Moluccana

Phrases ending with the word Amboina:

  1. Genus Amboina
  2. Callionymus amboina
  3. species Callionymus amboina

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Google previewAt Sea With the Scientifics (1992)

The Challenger Letters of Joseph Matkin by Joseph Matkin

Amboina is the capital of the Molucca Islands, & has about 30,000 inhabitants, the town has 16,000, mostly Malays, Papuans, mixed races, Chinese, Arabs, & Europeans. There was a large Fort, & lots of soldiers there, & we had the Dutch ...

Google previewThe Stakes of Democracy in South-East Asia (RLE Modern East and South East Asia) (2015)

by H. J. van Mook

Amboina is the central island of the southern Moluccas; 142 THE STAKES OF DEMOCRACY IN SOUTHEAST ASIA.

Google previewThe India Directory (1852)

Or, Directions for Sailing to and from the East Indies, China, Australia, and the Interjacent Ports of Africa and South America by James Horsburgh

AMBOINA is a high island, about 11 or 12 leagues in extent N.E. and S.W., being the largest of those called the Clove Islands, and it is the chief residence of the government of the Molucca Islands. Three small isles, called the Three Brothers, ...

Google previewThe Commentaries of the Great Afonso Dalboquerque, Second Viceroy of India (2010)

Volume I by Walter de Gray Birch

Amboina is a high island, eleven leagues in extent N.E. and S.W., the largest of those called the Clove Islands. The great bay extends about seven leagues into the island, separating it nearly into two parts. Amboina Bay is formed at the ...

Google previewThe London Magazine, Or, Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer (1769)

AMBOINA is an island of the East Indies, the whole circuit of which is but sixteen leagues, yet, from the spice it affords, is of no small consideration. It was discovered by the Portuguese in the year 1515. In 1605 the Dutch drove out the Portugal ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Reptiles (2004)

by Murray Wrobel

Box Turtles; Old World Box Turtles d Scharnierschildkröten f Tortues-boîte; Tortues tabatières; Tortues tabatières d'Asie 2420 Cuora amboinensis Testudines - Emydidae e South East Asia Box Turtle; Amboina Box Turtle; Malayan Box Turtle ...

Google previewA Dictionary of World History (2015)

by Edmund Wright

CelebesCelebesCelebes MoluccasMoluccasMoluccas JavaJavaJava Batavia Batavia Batavia MacassarMacassarMacassar Amboina Amboina Amboina MataramMataramMataram BantamBantamBantam BandaBandaBandaIsIsIs Cape of ...

Google previewDictionary of Wars (2013)

by George Childs Kohn

Amboina Massacre (1623) English ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the British Empire (1996)

by James Stuart Olson, Robert Shadle

AMBOINA MASSACRE OF 1623 was badly wounded, forcing him eventually to relinquish command to Major- General Sir John Garvock, who arrived with reinforcements on November 30. On December 15th, General Garvock, leading a ...

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1914)

by Talcott Williams, Frank Moore Colby

of 264 square miles and is divided by the Bay of Amboina into two unequal peninsulas (Map: East India Islands, G 5)—Hitu the larger, and Leitimor, the smaller. The surface is irregular, highly mountainous, but fertile.

Google previewMultilingual Dictionary of Agronomic Plants (2012)

by G. Rehm

amboina temu tis Curcuma xanthorrhiza Roxb. . С . zanthorrhiza Roxb. amboina javanische Curcuma tcmu lawas temu lawak Curcuma mntharrhiza Roxb. -> 772 Curcuma zedoaria ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

English: Amboina pine, mountain agathis, Amboina pitch tree, Manila copal Malaya: damar minyak, sanum, tesanum, bedendang, penyum The Philippines: almaciga A. lanceolata Lindl. ex Warb. English: koghis kauri A. microstachya J.F Bail.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Indonesia (2015)

by Audrey Kahin

AMBON ( Amboina). Island and city in Maluku (formerly the Moluccas), originally a part of ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1859)

Reid - Scy

modestus Amboina, Sac. Nympba Bengal. audax Paraguay. .. petolariua Guyana. (Sen. 5.— Coluber. Coluber ifisculapii Southern Europe. constrictor North America. radiatus Cochin China, Ac.

Google previewWINSTON'S CUMULATIVE LOOSE-LEAF ENCYCLOPEDIA (1921)

Amboina, or J Apon, one of the Molucca Islands in the Indian Archipelago, close to the large island of Ceram; area, 262 sq. miles. Here is the seat of government of the Dutch residency or province of Amboyna, which ...

Google previewEtymological Dictionary of Grasses (2007)

by Harold T. Clifford, Peter D. Bostock

From Amahussa, near Amboina, Moluccas, Indonesia amakusensis L. -ensis, denoting origin. From Amakusa Island, Japan amaliae In honor of Amalia Vissers (1949–) wife of J. F. Veldkamp amanda L. meriting love. Worthy of recognition ...

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Small photo of CAMBODIA - CIRCA 2000: A stamp printed in Cambodia shows an Amboina Box Turtle or Southeast Asian Box Turtle, Cuora amboinensis, swimming. Turtle shaped carved stone jar, circa 2000.Small photo of CAMBODIA - CIRCA 2000: A stamp printed in Cambodia shows an Amboina Box Turtle or Southeast Asian Box Turtle, Cuora amboinensis, swimming. Turtle shaped carved stone jar, circa 2000.Small photo of Amboina sail finned lizard looking at the branch.Small photo of Amboina sail finned lizard looking at the branch.Small photo of Amboina sail finned lizard looking at the branch.Small photo of Close-foot Amboina Box Turtle, which contracted in the shell, but head popped out the old concrete floor.Small photo of Close-foot Amboina Box Turtle, which contracted in the shell, but head popped out the old concrete floor. More...

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Scrabble value of A1M3B3O1I1N1A1

The value of this 7-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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