Ashanti

noun Ashan·ti \ ə-ˈshan-tē , -ˈshän- \

Definition of Ashanti

plural Ashanti or Ashantis
1 : a member of a people of southern Ghana
2 : the dialect of Akan spoken by the Ashanti people

Origin and Etymology of ashanti

ultimately from Twi asànté


Ashanti

geographical name Ashan·ti \ ə-ˈshan-tē , -ˈshän- \

Definition of Ashanti

African kingdom and later British protectorate in western Africa; now part of Ghana

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