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Abyssinia (n.)

old name for Ethiopia, 1630s, from Modern Latin Abyssinia, from Arabic Habasah, the name for the region, said to be from Amharic hbsh "mixed" or Arabic habash "mixture," in reference to the different races dwelling there. In 1920s-30s popular as a slang pun for the parting salutation "I'll be seeing you." Related: Abyssinian (1620s; as a breed of domestic cat, 1876). In early use also Abyssine.

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Definitions of Abyssinia from WordNet

Abyssinia (n.)
Ethiopia is a republic in northeastern Africa on the Red Sea; formerly called Abyssinia;
Synonyms: Ethiopia / Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia / Yaltopya
From wordnet.princeton.edu

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