A card game, borrowed from the Spaniards, and usually played by three persons.
A large Mediterranean food fish (Umbrina cirrhosa): -- called also umbra, and umbrine.
Ombre is a fast-moving seventeenth-century trick-taking card game for three players. Its history began in Spain around the end of the 16th Century as a four person game. It is one of the earliest card games known in Europe and by far the most classic game of its type, directly ancestral to Euchre, Boston and Solo Whist. Despite its difficult rules, complicated point score and strange foreign terms, it swept Europe in the last quarter of the 17th century, becoming Lomber in Germany, Lumbur in Austria and Ombre in England, occupying a position of prestige similar to contract bridge today.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
om′bėr, n. a game of cards played with a pack of forty cards, usually by three persons. [Fr.,—Sp. hombre—L. homo, a man.]
The numerical value of ombre in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of ombre in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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il n'y a pas cinquante nuances de gris pour l'honnêteté, l'intégrité et la vérité. tout est noir ou blanc, et soit bien ou mal. il n'y a absolument aucune zone d'ombre dans le pays de l'honnêteté, de l'intégrité et de la vérité.
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