from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of ambiance.

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  • n. Alternative spelling of ambiance.

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  • n. a particular environment or surrounding influence
  • n. the atmosphere of an environment


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  • Sorry to say that despite how great the ambience is and enjoyable the food and service was, I would not go back so fast given the negative feelings we all had related to exhorbitant gouging with NO heads-up from our waiter. john Says:

    NJ Dining: Nisi Estiatorio

  • It's a book-lovers haven still (and a lot of books are much cheaper these days) and thanks to Cindy's artistic touch (flowers, lights, teak benches, cushions), the ambience is as squidgy as you could desire.

    Skoob is Books Drawkcab

  • In some border towns, the only 'ambience' is rotting garbage and open sewers! esperanza

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  • In terms of ambience, is the baseball stadium preferable to a football stadium because of the intimacy?

    Checking in: NHL's Don Renzulli discusses the Winter Classic

  • Meanwhile, the lyrics run the gamut of teen dilemmas from girl problems to haters and trainers, only the milieu, the general ambience, is lighter than Skins or Kidulthood.

    Rizzle Kicks (No 890)

  • We're on business travel, so ambience is not a premium.

    Ciudad Oaxaca hotels

  • Molly proudly describes the hotel today - "the ambience is warm and friendly, art in every corner ... art is spoken here."

    Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta: Where Art Is Spoken -- Three Midtown Magnets

  • Working on the hypothesis that the rather cold and antiseptic environment of the lab in which the tests were conducted had something to do with that, they replicated the test in more intimate surroundings, complete with romantic background music ... and found that women do indeed get more out of a kiss when the ambience is more amenable to amore.


  • I do agree that the ambience is wonderful and I know they will order books.

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  • So, for the money the hotel ambience is worth every dollar.

    La Quincea�era


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