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Synonyms for amboyna

mottled curly-grained wood of Pterocarpus indicus

tree native to southeastern Asia having reddish wood with a mottled or striped black grain

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Known distribution: Red Sea; Pakistan; Japan; Okinawa; Hong Kong; Moluccas; Amboina; California to Mexico; Gulf of Mexico; Caribbean Sea; Brazil; West Africa.
Testimony to this pragmatism was the existence of a Portuguese presence from the Amazon to Amboina and formation of empire in two hemispheres by 1570.
Ambon -- In February 2004, the bishop of Amboina appealed for funds to help refugees in the post-civil war society.
Francis Xavier Cathedral Church said that the April 3 explosion in Ambon, capital of strife-torn Maluku province, "took place in a Christian area near Amboina Hotel."
A motorcycle was burned in the explosion, which also damaged a newsstand and broke window panes in the six-story Amboina Hotel.
Table - 4 Investor interest in prawn cultivation industry (approved by Investment Coordinating Board during 1997 - March 1999) Name of company Location Status New projects PT Natuna Windu Sambas, PMA Lestari West Kalimantan PT Windu Kuala Pontianak, PMA Lestari West Kalimantan PT Hasil Tambak Amboina Central Maluku, Maluku PMDN PT Anugrah Tambak Deli Serdang, PMDN Perkasaindo North Sumatra PT Central Sari Banggai, PMDN Windu Central Sulawesi PT Triwindu Graha M.
For example, Gerrit Knaap's chapter on seventeenth-century Amboina makes an important first step in relating a wealth of information about Amboinese society, especially gender relations, to an English-reading audience.
12, and a Catholic housing complex of 30 houses was burned down, forcing the occupants to seek refuge at the pastoral center of Amboina.
''Last night (Thursday), the military on patrol announced that nobody is allowed to go outside after midnight or they will be arrested,'' Nely Rawung, an official at the Molucca Diocese of Amboina in Ambon, told Kyodo News by telephone.
(69.) Grotius mentions a number of other brushes with the Spanish off the coast of the Canary Islands and with the Portuguese in Bantam, Amboina, Ternate and elsewhere; see also the Sentence of the Amsterdam Admiralty Board, dated 9 September 1604, in DJP, p.