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, island, c.300 sq mi (775 sq km), E Indonesia, one of the Moluccas, in the Banda Sea. It is mountainous, well watered, and fertile. Corn and sago are produced, and hunting and fishing supplement the diet.
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Amboina

1. an island in Indonesia, in the Moluccas. Capital: Amboina. Area: 1000 sq. km (386 sq. miles)
2. a port in the Moluccas, the capital of Amboina island
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Payne, South-East from Serampore: More Chapters in the Story of the Baptist Missionary Society (London: The Carey Press, 1945): 15-25, discusses the mission to Amboyna.
And Dryden's Amboyna, or the Cruelties of the Dutch to the English Merchants is read in the context of the Anglo-Dutch War (1672-1674).
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The Morimoto 600 MC series features handles made from Amboyna Wood from southeastern Asia.
The Dark and Bright 'Engine Spin' aluminium options provide a contrast with darker and lighter hide colour choices and a special, limited-edition Amboyna veneer reserved for solely for Series 51.
Three years later, a VOC fleet captured the Portuguese enclaves of Tidore and Amboyna in the Moluccas Islands, establishing a Dutch presence in the region.
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The first recorded arrival of free Muslims, known as Mardyckers, was in 1658 from Amboyna, an Indonesian island in the southern Moluccas.
John Dryden's aggrandizing dramatic portrait of English national identity, Amboyna (1672), produced on the eve of the Third Dutch War, "insistently turns complex economic and political rivalries into straightforward problems of morality" (164), demonizing Dutch rivals and their trade dominance, the dynamics of which Markley cannily analyzes in chapter 4.
Also included in the furniture section is a fine inlaid amboyna, walnut and parcel gilt breakfront side cabinet by the renowned firm of Gillow & Co, Lancester, also estimated at pounds 4,000/6,000 and a large Victorian extending dining table which, with the provision of extra leaves, would extend to 15ft!
(19) See Orr, Empire on the English Stage, and her helpful reading of Dryden's play Amboyna, which focuses on the jarring that occurs when "low" merchants and a "sordid and brutal story of colonial commercial competition" are represented in the "high" conventions of heroic drama (157).
The 18th Earl of Derby exchanged his Amboyna, a Bois Roussel half-sister to Alycidon, for Elisabeth Couturie's Gradisca, whose dam was a half-sister to the noted sire Rialto.