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). (Disputed)

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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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Ethiopia f

  1. obsolete spelling of Etiópia (used in Portugal until September 1911 and died out in Brazil during the 1920s).

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Ethiopia

  1. Ethiopia

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