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American Medical Billing Association

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Advanced Microcontroller Bus Architecture

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Australian Multiple Birth Association

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American Mold Builders Association

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Associacao Medica Brasileira de Acupuntura

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Association Member Benefits Advisors

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Alberta Mortgage Brokers Association

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American Museum of Beat Art

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Accelerated Masters in Business Administration

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The Arm Modular Bus Architecture

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Advanced Multimedia Billboard Advertising

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Association Member Benefit Advisors

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American Mustang and Burro Association

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Area Metropolitana de Buenos Aires

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Advanced Microcontroler Bus Architecture

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Anthony Marini Birmingham Alabama (restaurant)

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What does AMBA mean?

Amba
In the Hindu epic Mahabharata, Amba is the eldest daughter of the king of Kashi, who considers the Kuru prince Bhishma responsible for her misfortune and her sole goal in life becomes his destruction. During her swayamvara, Bhishma abducts her with her sisters Ambika and Ambalika, seeking the princesses for his step brother Vichitravirya, the king of Hastinapur. Amba loves another king Salva, and is permitted to go to him. However, Salva rejects her as she is spoiled by her captor's touch. An infuriated Amba blames Bhishma for ruining her life. She seeks help of the sage Parashurama to defeat Bhishma, but he fails. She then turns to asceticism and pleases the god Shiva, who grants her the boon that she will slay Bhishma in her next birth. She kills herself to hasten the fulfillment of the boon. Amba is reborn as Shikhandi and becomes the cause of Bhishma's death.

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