Ethiopian

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Ethiopian

1. of or denoting a zoogeographical region consisting of Africa south of the Sahara
2. Anthropol obsolete of or belonging to a postulated racial group characterized by dark skin, an oval elongated face, and thin lips, living chiefly in Africa south of the Sahara
3. any of the languages of Ethiopia, esp Amharic
4. an archaic word for Black
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She was apparelled like any barbaric Ethiopian emperor, his neck heavy with pendants of polished ivory.
As when farr off at Sea a Fleet descri'd Hangs in the Clouds, by AEQUINOCTIAL Winds Close sailing from BENGALA, or the Iles Of TERNATE and TIDORE, whence Merchants bring Thir spicie Drugs: they on the trading Flood Through the wide ETHIOPIAN to the Cape Ply stemming nightly toward the Pole.
Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots?
Such a condescending attitude toward Ethiopians, as people who cannot do anything about their fate, other than serving as instruments of external anti-Egypt forces, has undoubtedly not helped the attitude of Ethiopians toward Egypt and Egyptians, an attitude that is already riddled with myths and misconceptions.
Israel's chief of police said Tuesday that migrants, Ethiopians and Arabs in Israel were naturally targets of police suspicion.
Sources told Sudan Tribune that a violent demonstration inside the Gambella regional capital was staged by thousands of the Ethiopian highlanders after 10 Ethiopians were killed by South Sudanese refugees in a revenge killing in Jewi refugee camp located 18km north of Gambella town on the road to Addis Ababa.
President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi said Egypt had "rescued" 27 Ethiopians who were abducted in war-torn Libya, as state television showed him greeting the group at Cairo airport.
Freed Ethiopians arrive at Cairo airport after having been kidnapped in Libya (Photo screenshot from state media)
Ambassador Al-Azraq has welcomed the visiting Ethiopian Church's delegation, affirming that the Ethiopians in Sudan are practicing their prayers and religious rites in full freedom.
SANA'A, July 9--Forty-four Ethiopians who have been held since Monday in Taiz governorate are currently awaiting deportation and are not seeking refugee status.
I have hired maids from different nationalities but I should say Ethiopians are the most arrogant and stubborn ones," says Arwa Al-Hilal, a working Saudi mother.