Ambergris sentence example

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  • The boundary with British Honduras was determined by a treaty of 1893 and is formed in great part by the Hondo river down to the head of Chetumal Bay, and thence through that bay to the Boca Bacalar Chicathe channel separating Yucatan from Ambergris Cay.
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  • If so, the word may be derived from the Semitic ambar (ambergris) to which Eastern nations attribute miraculous properties.
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  • The Sokotran aloe is highly esteemed; in the middle ages the trade was mostly in these products and in ambergris.
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  • As in Abd-el-Kuri ambergris is found on its shores and turtles abound.
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  • The substance called "ambergris," formerly used in medicine and now in perfumery, is a concretion formed in the intestine of this whale, and found floating on the surface of the sea.
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  • There are diving and snorkel sites galore and the Great Blue Hole is also within reach of Ambergris.
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  • Obtained from the liver oil of sharks and from whale ambergris.
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