ambiance ambiance  /ˈæm bi əns/


  1. (n) a particular environment or surrounding influence
  2. (n) the atmosphere of an environment



  1. When I first started modeling the ambiance was like a party, it was so fun.
  2. Its large windows give clear views over the water, and leather armchairs and dark wooden floorboards provide the necessary sultry ambiance.
  3. Some frames let you add music to slide shows for added--though mercifully optional--ambiance.


  • Restaurant Profile: Oddfellows Cafe

    From the north edge of Springfield, it's just a 10-mile drive on U.S. 65 to Fair Grove, and it's worth the trip for the ambiance and variety of food at Oddfellows Café.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Springfield News-Leader


  1. "It is a museum. It's a baseball museum," said NL manager Clint Hurdle, who listed Yankee Stadium alongside Boston's Fenway Park and Chicago's Wrigley Field. "They're dripping with the historic ambiance of the game - the individuals that have...
    on Jul 14, 2008 By: Clint Hurdle Source: Edmonton Sun

  2. Adams said "City Noir" was commissioned by the orchestra and "inspired by the peculiar ambiance and mood of Los Angeles noir" films, especially those produced in the late '40s and early '50s."
    on Jan 23, 2009 By: John Adams Source: FOXNews

  3. "It was kind of tough and just the whole ambiance of what happened and being back in the same position was tough," Marbury said.
    on Dec 16, 2007 By: Stephon Marbury Source:

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