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  • noun same as Ethiopia.

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  • proper noun dated Historical name of Ethiopia.

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  • noun Ethiopia is a republic in northeastern Africa on the Red Sea; formerly called Abyssinia

Etymologies

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

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