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An elevated pulpit where the bishop or priest are used to stand on and preach the people. The Greek word "omobolvely" means "to ascend as in."

The ambo (Arabic, anbil) stands at the northeastern side of the nave. It is built of white or colored marble, stone, or wood, supported on pillars, and is reached by a staircase. It is sometimes carved with crosses and flowers, finely sculptured and filled with rich designs.

See Pulpit.

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