What does the word ambiguity mean?

Usage examples for ambiguity

  1. Cleveland openly declared his attitude on controverted issues, in words that admitted of no ambiguity and at times when only silence or soft words would save him from defeat. – The United States Since The Civil War by Charles Ramsdell Lingley
  2. Which ambiguity seemed to satisfy him immensely. – Sundown Slim by Henry Hubert Knibbs
  3. To avoid ambiguity, this has been changed to if Britannia ... – Kathay: A Cruise in the China Seas by W. Hastings Macaulay