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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ambo  \Am"bo\,  n.;  pl  {Ambos}.  [LL.  ambo,  Gr  ?,  any  rising,  a 
  raised  stage,  pulpit:  cf  F.  ambon.] 
  A  large  pulpit  or  reading  desk,  in  the  early  Christian 
  churches.  --Gwilt. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ambo 
  n  :  a  platform  raised  above  the  surrounding  level  to  give 
  prominence  to  the  person  on  it  [syn:  {dais},  {podium},  {pulpit}, 
  {rostrum},  {stump},  {soapbox}] 




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