Oromo

noun
Oro·​mo | \ ȯ-ˈrō-(ˌ)mō How to pronounce Oromo (audio) , ō-\
plural Oromos or Oromo

Definition of Oromo

1 : a member of a Cushitic-speaking people of southern Ethiopia and adjacent parts of Kenya
2 : the Cushitic language of the Oromo

First Known Use of Oromo

1893, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Oromo

Oromo (western dialect) oromoo, a self-designation, probably from obsolete plural of orma person, stranger

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