Ethiopia

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Ethiopia is a republic in northeastern Africa on the Red Sea; formerly called Abyssinia Abyssinia , Ethiopia , Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia , Yaltopya
capital of Ethiopia and the country's largest city; located in central Ethiopia Addis Ababa , capital of Ethiopia , New Flower
fundamentalist Islamic group in Somalia who initially did fundraising for al-Qaeda; responsible for ambushing United States Army Rangers and for terrorist bombings in Ethiopia; believed to have branches in several countries AIAI , al-Itihaad al-Islamiya , al Itihaad al Islamiya , Islamic Unity
member of the Semitic speaking people of northern Ethiopia Amhara
dominant and official language of Ethiopia; a Semitic language much influenced by the Cushitic language with which Amhara have been in close contact Amharic , Ethiopian language
fossils found in Ethiopia; from 3.5 to 4 million years ago Australopithecus afarensis
basic unit of money in Ethiopia; equal to 100 cents birr
(Greek mythology) king of Ethiopia and husband of Cassiopeia Cepheus
liturgical language of the Coptic Church used in Egypt and Ethiopia; written in the Greek alphabet Coptic
group of languages spoken in Ethiopia and Somalia and northwestern Kenya and adjacent regions Cushitic
African country north of Ethiopia on the Red Sea; achieved independence from Ethiopia in 1993 Eritrea , State of Eritrea
native or inhabitant of Ethiopia Ethiopian
monetary unit in Ethiopia Ethiopian monetary unit
emperor of Ethiopia; worshipped by Rastafarians (1892-1975) Haile Selassie , Ras Tafari , Ras Tafari Makonnen
peninsula of northeastern Africa (the easternmost part of Africa) comprising Somalia and Djibouti and Eritrea and parts of Ethiopia Horn of Africa , Somali peninsula
lake in northern Ethiopia; the largest lake in Ethiopia and the source of the Blue Nile Lake Tana , Lake Tsana
incomplete skeleton of female found in eastern Ethiopia in 1974 Lucy
shaggy antelope of mountains of Ethiopia mountain nyala , Tragelaphus buxtoni
group of related languages spoken in a valley of southern Ethiopia; closely related to Cushitic languages Omotic
belief in Ras Tafari (Haile Selassie) as the Messiah and that Africa (especially Ethiopia) is the promised land Rastafarianism
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