Definition of Ambans

1. Noun. (plural of amban) ¹



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Definition of Ambans

1. amban [n] - See also: amban

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ambans

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ambans (current term)
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Literary usage of Ambans

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1. Journey to Lhasa and Central Tibet by Sarat Chandra Das, William Woodville Rockhill (1902)
"The happy traveller, armed with the ambans' authority, ... One of the ambans at least is required to pay a visit to the Tashi lama once a year, ..."

2. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1905)
"The Tibetan hierarchy and the ambans combined ; and the latter appointed a Tibetan regent. It was afterwards found that this official became permanent, ..."

3. The History of China by Demetrius Charles de Kavanagh Boulger (1898)
"lamas towards the Chinese ambans, added perhaps to the natural antipathy between the two races, produced some unpleasantness, the main tenor of the ..."

4. A Short History of China: An Account for the General Reader of an Ancient by Demetrius Charles de Kavanagh Boulger (1900)
"In the year 1749 an unpleasant incident took place through a collision between the Chinese ambans and the Civil Regent or Gyalpo, who administered the ..."

5. Central Asia and Tibet by Sven Anders Hedin (1903)
"The fact is, the people of the Lop country suffer far more from their begs and ambans than they do from the gnats and gad-flies. We now engaged a flotilla ..."

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