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Oromo

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noun Oro·mo \ȯ-ˈrō-(ˌ)mō, ō-\

Definition of Oromo

plural Oromos or Oromo

  1. 1 :  a member of a Cushitic-speaking people of southern Ethiopia and adjacent parts of Kenya

  2. 2 :  the Cushitic language of the Oromo



Origin of oromo

Oromo (western dialect) oromoo, a self-designation, probably from obsolete plural of orma person, stranger


First Known Use: 1893


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