Jambi or Djambi both: jäm´bē [key], city (1990 est. pop. 340,066), SE Sumatra, capital of Jambi prov., Indonesia, a port at the head of navigation on the Hari River. It is the shipping and commercial center of an area producing oil, rubber, and timber. Jambi Province Univ. is there.

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