Ethiopia

play
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 Abyssiniaplay \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

  1. —see also 1ethiopian

ETHIOPIA Defined for English Language Learners

Ethiopia

play
geographical name

Definition of Ethiopia for English Language Learners

  • : country in Africa



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Ethiopia? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

clear to the understanding

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!