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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to Ethiopia or its peoples or cultures.
  • adjective Of or relating to the Afrotropical biogeographic region.
  • noun A native or inhabitant of Ethiopia.
  • noun A person of Ethiopian ancestry.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In geography, relating to Ethiopia or to its inhabitants.
  • noun A native or an inhabitant of Ethiopia, an ancient region of eastern Africa, south of Egypt, including modern Abyssinia.
  • noun In an extended sense, an African in general; a negro. See Ethiop, 2.
  • noun Also Æthiopian.
  • In anthropology, relating to the negroid race which inhabits Africa (Blumenbach).
  • In zoögeog., pertaining or belonging to the region constituted by the whole of Africa and Arabia south of the tropic of Cancer, together with Madagascar, Mauritius, Bourbon, Rodriguez, and the Seychelles.
  • noun In anthropology, one of the Ethiopian race.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or relating to Ethiopia or the Ethiopians.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A person from Ethiopia or of Ethiopian descent.
  • adjective Of, from, or pertaining to Ethiopia, the Ethiopian people or the Ethiopian culture.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Ethiopia or its people or languages
  • noun a native or inhabitant of Ethiopia

Etymologies

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Ethiopia +‎ -an

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