Definitions

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

  • noun A member of a people of southern and central Ethiopia and northern Kenya.
  • noun The Cushitic language of the Oromo.

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  • noun A member of a pastoral people of Ethiopia and northern Kenya.
  • proper noun The Cushitic language of this people.

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Examples

  • I totally believe it. oromo is a major part, body and soul, with out Oromo we are diminished. it is remarkable "educated" Oromos consider this dear part of us "colonized". why dwell so much on this small portion of our history, the more we romanticized the part the less it seems we have anything to show for it today, now.

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  • Lencho Leta will certainly be lynched in the streets of Finfinnee (do not call the Oromo capital ´Addis Ababa´), if he dares return to occupied Oromia.

    American Chronicle

  • They dehumanize and continue to do so the nations under their colonial yoke-such as Oromo, Sidama,

    American Chronicle

  • Oromo opposition leaders say as many as 100 of their party members have been arrested in federal police sweeps over the past two weeks.

    Ethiopia Accused of Detaining Activists to Deter Uprising

  • Authorities say the 14 are Oromo Liberation Front OLF rebels trained in Eritrea.

    Ethiopia Jails 14 Over AU Bomb Plot

  • But when the only opposition lawmaker in the 547-seat legislature asked why supporters of the Medrek coalition are being arrested in the Oromia region, Mr. Meles responded that those in custody are suspected of being members of the outlawed Oromo Liberation Front.

    Ethiopian Prime Minister Vows to Fight Domestic, External Threats

  • He charged neighboring Eritrea with backing the Oromo Liberation Front, and he vowed to reciprocate by supporting rebels trying to overthrow Eritrean President Isaias Afewerki.

    Ethiopian Prime Minister Vows to Fight Domestic, External Threats

  • VOA is the only international radio service broadcasting in three main Ethiopian languages, Amharic, Afan Oromo and Tigrayan.

    Ethiopia Accused of Detaining Activists to Deter Uprising

  • “What we are trying to do here is whether you are an Amhara, an Oromo, Tigrey, Guragi, Gambella, whatever ethnic group you are, you are an Ethiopian.”

    Ethnic Politics Split US Ethiopians

  • The Voice of America is the only international radio broadcaster transmitting in four languages spoken in Ethiopia - Amharic, Afan Oromo, Tigrayan and Somali.

    Journalists: Ethiopia Hijacked Press Freedom Day Conference

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