Ashanti

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noun Ashan·ti \ə-ˈshan-tē, -ˈshän-\

Definition of Ashanti

plural

Ashanti

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Ashantis

  1. 1 :  a member of a people of southern Ghana

  2. 2 :  the dialect of Akan spoken by the Ashanti people

Origin and Etymology of ashanti

ultimately from Twi asànté


First Known Use: 1721


Ashanti

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

Definition of Ashanti

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


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