Pronunciation: (am"bu-nēz', -nēs'), [key]
—n., pl. -nese for 1,
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.
of or pertaining to Ambon, its people, or their language. Also,Am•boi•nesePronunciation: (am"boi-nēz', -nēs'). [key]
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