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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

Etymologies

From New Latin, from Arabic حبشة (ḥabaša), from حبش (ḥabaš, "Abysinnian"). (Wiktionary)

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