Ethiopia

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geographical name Ethi·o·pia \ˌē-thē-ˈō-pē-ə\

Definition of Ethiopia

  1. 1 ancient country in northeastern Africa bordering on the Red Sea and extending from southern Egypt to northern (present-day) Ethiopia

  2. 2 or historically Abyssinia \ˌa-bə-ˈsi-nē-ə, -nyə\play landlocked country of eastern Africa; formerly an empire; since 1975 a republic; capital Addis Ababa area 426,370 square miles (1,104,298 square kilometers), population 73,835,000

  1. —see also 1ethiopian

ETHIOPIA Defined for English Language Learners

Ethiopia

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geographical name Ethi·o·pia \ˌē-thē-ˈō-pē-ə\

Definition of Ethiopia for English Language Learners

  • : country in Africa



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