from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- See Ethiopia.
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- proper n. Historical name of Ethiopia.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. same as Ethiopia.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. Ethiopia is a republic in northeastern Africa on the Red Sea; formerly called Abyssinia
From New Latin, from Arabic حبشة (ḥabaša), from حبش (ḥabaš, "Abysinnian"). (Wiktionary)