Ethiopia

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

Definition of Ethiopia

1 ancient country in northeastern Africa bordering on the Red Sea and extending from southern Egypt to northern (present-day) Ethiopia
2 or historically Abyssinia play \ˌa-bə-ˈsi-nē-ə, -nyə\ 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
see also 1ethiopian


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