Gondar

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Amhara

[ahm-hahr-uh]
noun
1.
a former kingdom in E Africa: now a province in NW Ethiopia. Capital: Gondar.
2.
a member of an agricultural, Amharic-speaking Christian people of central Ethiopia descended from Semites who began conquering the land in the sixth century b.c.
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Amhara (æmˈhɑːrə)
 
n
1.  a region of NW Ethiopia: formerly a kingdom
2.  an inhabitant of the former kingdom of Amhara

Gondar (ˈɡɒndɑː)
 
n
a city in NW Ethiopia: capital of Ethiopia from the 17th century until 1868. Pop: 191 000 (2005 est)

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gondar

city, northwestern Ethiopia. It stands at an elevation of 7,500 feet (2,300 metres) on a basaltic ridge from which streams flanking the town flow to Lake Tana, 21 miles (34 km) south

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