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Ethiopia

Latin Aethiopia, from Greek Aithiopia, from Aithiops (see Ethiop). The native name is represented by Abyssinia.

updated on October 10, 2017

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Definitions of Ethiopia from WordNet

Ethiopia (n.)
Ethiopia is a republic in northeastern Africa on the Red Sea; formerly called Abyssinia;
Synonyms: Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia / Yaltopya / Abyssinia
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.