Ethiopia

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Ethiopia
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From Ancient Greek Αἰθιοπία (Aithiopía), from Αἰθίοψ (Aithíops, charred complexion), from αἴθω (aíthō, I burn) + ὤψ (ṓps, eye, face, complexion).

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Ethiopia

  1. Country in Eastern Africa. Official name: Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia.
  2. (historical) Sub-Saharan Africa, especially the parts south of Egypt and along and east of the Nile


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