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Ethiopian

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noun Ethi·o·pi·an \ ˌē-thē-ˈō-pē-ən \

Definition of Ethiopian

1 :a member of any of the mythical or actual peoples usually described by the ancient Greeks as dark-skinned and living far to the south
2 archaic :a black person
3 :a native or inhabitant of Ethiopia

First Known Use of ethiopian

14th century


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Ethiopian

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Definition of Ethiopian

1 :of, relating to, or characteristic of the inhabitants or the country of Ethiopia
2 :of, relating to, or being the biogeographic region that includes Africa south of the Sahara, southern Arabia, and sometimes Madagascar and the adjacent islands

First Known Use of ethiopian

1557



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