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Ambonese

[am-buh-neez, -nees] /ˌæm bəˈniz, -ˈnis/
noun, plural Ambonese 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.
adjective
4.
of or relating to Ambon, its people, or their language.
Also, Amboinese
[am-boi-neez, -nees] /ˌæm bɔɪˈniz, -ˈnis/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of Ambonese
1860-1865
1860-65; Ambon + -ese
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  • This fermented beverage often excites the Ambonese nature to frenzy, though only made from the juice of the arên or sugar palm.

  • The Dutch Resident finds ample employment, owing to the mania for litigation among the Ambonese.

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