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Amboyna

Definition of the noun amboyna

What does amboyna mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: amboynas

  1. mottled curly-grained wood of Pterocarpus indicus
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • synonym of amboyna: Andaman redwood
    • more generic word: rosewood = hard dark reddish wood of a rosewood tree having a strongly marked grain
    • substance of: padauk / padouk / Pterocarpus indicus = tree native to southeastern Asia having reddish wood with a mottled or striped black grain
  2. tree native to southeastern Asia having reddish wood with a mottled or striped black grain
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • scientific name: Pterocarpus indicus
    • synonyms of amboyna: padauk / padouk
    • more generic word: tree = a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown
    • member of: genus Pterocarpus / Pterocarpus = genus of tropical trees or climbers having usually broadly winged pods
    • substance: Andaman redwood = mottled curly-grained wood of Pterocarpus indicus

Alternative definition of the noun amboyna

noun

  1. A south-east Asian tree, Pterocarpus indicus
  2. The reddish, mottled or striped wood of this tree, used in cabinetmaking

Writings

"Amboyna", or the Cruelties of the Dutch to the English Merchants is a tragedy by John Dryden written in 1673. Its subject is the Amboyna massacre that took place on Ambon Island in 1623.

  • also known as "Amboyna a tragedy", "Amboyna: a tragedy", Amboyna: a tragedy

Phrases with Amboyna

  1. amboyna pine
  2. Hermetia amboyna
  3. Stylopoma Amboyna
  4. species Hermetia amboyna
  5. Species Stylopoma Amboyna

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Google previewAustralasia (1853)

with an appendix, containing authentic documents, illustrating the progress and state of the Australasian colonies, to the latest date by Robert Stewart (A. M.)

Amboyna is the chief European settlement, and is the only island where, until within these few years, the clove was permitted to be raised. The town of Amboyna contains about 8000 inhabitants. The Philippine Islands form an extensive group ...

Google previewThe new universal gazetteer and geographical dictionary (1851)

by John Thomson

Amboyna is a clean and neat ...

Google previewOriental Commerce; Or the East India Trader's Complete Guide (1825)

Containing a Geographical and Nautical Description of the Maritime Parts of India, China, Japan, and Neighbouring Countries, Including the Eastern Islands, and the Trading Stations on the Passage from Europe; with an Account of Their Respective Commerce, Productions, Coins, Weights, and Measures, Their Port Regulations, Duties, Rates, Charges, &c., And a Description of the Commodities Imported from Thence Into Great Britain, and the Duties Payable Thereon, Together with a Mass of Miscellaneous Information, Collected During Many Years' Employment in the East India Service, and in the Course of Seven Voyages to India and China by Thomas Thornton

AMBOYNA is the largest of the islands denominated the Clove Islands. It is divided into two parts, a greater and a less peninsula; the largest is called Hitoo, and is ...

Google previewUniversal Geography, Ancient and Modern (1827)

On the Principles of Comparison and Classification ; Modern Geography by William Channing Woodbridge

Amboyna is a beautiful island, the residence of the governor. Banda, or ntoir, is the chief island of a group, in which the nutmeg-tree ls found. The Moluccax, strictly so termed, are only five small islands, of which Ternate is the most important.

Google previewA New System of Geography, Or a General Description of the World (1766)

Containing a Particular and Circumstantial Account of All the Countries, Kingdoms and States of Europe, Asia, Africa and America, Their Situation ... with the Birds, Beasts, ..., Found in Different Regions, Embellished with a New and Accurate Set of Maps, by the Best Geographers, and Great Variety of Copper-plates, Containing Perspective Views of the Principal Cities, Structures, Ruins, Etc by Daniel Fenning, Joseph Collyer

Amboyna is the center of the rich Commerce in cloves z and the more effectually to keep it there, the company have caused all the clove-trees in the adjacent islands to be grubbed up and destroyed, and sometimes when the quantity ...

Google previewUniversal geography formed into a new and entire system (1794)

describing Asia, Africa, Europe, and America ... To which is added, a short view of astronomy, as connected with geography ... by John Payne

Amboyna is the centre of the rich commerce in cloves ; and the more effectually to keep it there, the company have caused all the clove-trees in. the adjacent islands to be grubbed up and destroyed. The clove-tree resembles the laurel, only ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh gazetteer (1827)

or Geographical dictionary

Amboyna is a clean and neat town, regularly built, in form of an oblong square, extending about S00 rods from N. E. to S. WV. ; and is 100 in breadth from the bay. The streets, which are wide and unpaved, intersect each other at right angles.

Google previewUniversal Gazetteer and Geographical Dictionary (1845)

More Complete Than Any Hitherto Published. With Maps

Amboyna is a clean and neat ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica0 (1875)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature. A - Ana. 1

Amboyna is the chief island of the Dutch residence of the Moluccas, which comprises, in addition, the islands of Boeroe, Amblauw, Ceram, Manipa, Kilang, Bonoe, Haroekoe, Honimoa or Saparoa, Noesa-laut, and Hila. The Portuguese were ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica ... (1898)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature ... in Thirty Volumes with New American Supplement

Amboyna is the chief island of the Dutch residence of the Moluccas, which comprises, in addition, the islands of Boeroe, Amblauw, Ceram, Manipa, Kilang, Bonoe, Haroekoe, Honimoa or Saparoa, Noesa-laut, and Hila. The Portuguese were ...

Google previewThe Encyclopædia Britannica: A-ZYM (1903)

by Day Otis Kellogg, Thomas Spencer Baynes, William Robertson Smith

Amboyna is the chief island of the Dutch residence of the Moluccas, which comprises, in addition, the islands of Boeroe, Amblauw, Ceram, Manipa, Kilang, Bonoe, Haroekoe, Honimoa or Saporoa, Noesa-laut, and Hila. The Portuguese were ...

Google previewThe Encyclopædia Britannica (1878)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature by Thomas Spencer Baynes

Amboyna is the chief island of the Dutch residence of the Molueeas, which comprises, in addition, the islands of Boeroe, Amblauw. Ceram, Manipa, Kilang, Bonoe, Haroekoe, Honimoa or Saparoa, N oesa-laut, and Hila. The Portuguese were ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1902)

latest edition. A dictionary of arts, sciences and general literature by Day Otis Kellogg, William Robertson Smith

Amboyna is the chief island of the Dutch residence of the Moluccas, which comprises, in addition, the islands of Boeroe, Amblauw, Ceram, Manipa, Kilang, Bonoe, Haroekoe, Honimoa or Saparoa, Noesa-laut, and Hila. The Portuguese were ...

Google previewThe New Werner Twentieth Century Edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica (1907)

A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature, Science, History, Geography, Commerce, Biography, Discovery and Invention

Amboyna is the chief island of the Dutch residence of the Moluccas, which comprises, in addition, the islands of Boeroe, Amblauw, Ceram, Manipa, Kilang, Bonoe, Haroekoe, Honimoa or Saparoa, Noesa-laut, and Hila. The Portuguese were ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge on an Original Plan Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings Edited by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose (1845)

Miscellaneous and lexicographical, vol. 1

AMBOYNA. red, was changed into deep purpleor black. It is said that this process prevents the worm from getting into VN the fruit; but it is pretty generally suspected that Natives. - of a Eur0pean and poestice, castices. ' native deities.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

Amboyna, history rir. Amboyna was first discovered by the Portuguese, Who built a fort upon it, which was taken from them by the Dutch in 1605. J hey did not, however, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1823)

Amboyna, &c.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Britannnica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1890)

AMBOYNA, one of the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Litterature (1875)

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AMBOYNA, one of the Moluccas or Spice Islands, belonging to the Dutch, lying south-west of Ceram, in 3° 41'S. lat. and...

Amboyna produces most of the common tropical fruits and vegetables, including the sago-palm, bread-fruit, cocoa-nut, ...

Google previewThe Popular Encyclopedia ; Or (1883)

by Charles Annandale

Between these peninsula* is a deep bay forming the roadstead of the capital, Amboyna. Its gtneral aspect is beautiful, and its climate generally salubrious. Is has been occasionally visited by earthquakes. It affords a great variety of beautiful ...

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1906)

by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby

The island coveis an area of 204 square miles and is divided by the bay of Amboyna into two unequal peninsulas (Map: East India Islands, G 5), Hitu, the larger, and Leitimor, the smaller. The surface is highly mountainous, and traversed by ...

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The value of this 7-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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