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Aksum

[ahk-soo m] /ˈɑk sʊm/
noun
1.
the capital of an ancient Ethiopian kingdom, ruled by Himyaritic emigrants from Arabia.
Also, Axum.
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Aksum

/ˈɑːksʊm/
noun
1.
an ancient town in N Ethiopia, in the Tigre region: capital of the Aksumite Empire (1st to 6th centuries ad). According to tradition, the Ark of the Covenant was brought here from Jerusalem
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