Meaning of ETHIOPIA in English

/ee'thee oh"pee euh/ , n.

1. Formerly, Abyssinia . a republic in E Africa: formerly a monarchy. 58,732,577; 409,266 sq. mi. (1,060,000 sq. km). Present boundaries include Eritrea. Cap.: Addis Ababa.

2. Also called Abyssinia . an ancient region in NE Africa, bordering on Egypt and the Red Sea.

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