noun \ə-ˈshan-tē, -ˈshän-\
plural Ashanti or Ashantis

Definition of ASHANTI

:  a member of a people of southern Ghana
:  the dialect of Akan spoken by the Ashanti people

Origin of ASHANTI

ultimately from Twi asànté
First Known Use: 1721


geographical name \ə-ˈshan-tē, -ˈshän-\

Definition of ASHANTI

former British protectorate W Africa; now part of Ghana


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