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Abyssinia

(ăb'ĭsĭn`ēyə): see EthiopiaEthiopia
, officially Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, republic (2005 est. pop. 73,053,000), 471,776 sq mi (1,221,900 sq km), NE Africa. It borders on Eritrea in the north, on Djibouti in the northeast, on Somalia in the east and southeast, on Kenya in the south, and on
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The first person the big black's eyes fell upon as he was hustled into the presence of the Abyssinian officer, was M.
True to their instincts of precaution, a number of Abyssinians, acting under orders from Abdul Mourak, advanced stealthily through the jungle toward the author of the call.
With this idea always uppermost in his mind, he courted the good opinion of the Abyssinians, asked them many questions about their emperor and their country, and evinced a growing desire to reach their destination, that he might enjoy all the good things which they assured him the city of Adis Abeba contained.
The bottom of the river was gravelly, there was no indication of crocodiles, those menaces to promiscuous bathing in the rivers of certain portions of the dark continent, and so the Abyssinians took advantage of the opportunity to perform long-deferred, and much needed, ablutions.
The arms and ammunition of the Abyssinians are greatly inferior to ours, yet they are tremendously effective against the ill-armed barbarians of Europe.
The Abyssinians themselves are a fine looking race of black men--tall, muscular, with fine teeth, and regular features, which incline distinctly toward Semitic mold--I refer to the full-blooded natives of Abyssinia.
The Abyssinian black and white piggies are looking for an indoor home, in pairs, as it's too cold outside.
Eve Lom Radiance Face Oil contains a concentrated, yet lightweight blend of moisturising hemp seed oil, conditioning Abyssinian oil and avocado oil, plus fatty acids and anti-oxidants to enrich and soothe skin.
It would be difficult for them to recognize the intent to destroy a group that exists deep within the Abyssinian culture.
O'Brien completed a first and last race double for his father Aidan on odds-on favourites Kew Gardens and Abyssinian.
Abyssinian & Chia Seed, with Abyssinian oil providing reparative and soothing properties and chia seeds offering one of the richest botanical sources of omega-3 fatty acids for skin nourishment.
Abyssinian & Chia Seed--Abyssinian oil provides reparative and soothing properties, while chia seeds are one of the richest botanical sources of omega-3 fatty acids for optimal skin nourishment.