Also found in: Acronyms.


see JimmaJimma
or Jima
, city (1994 pop. 88,867), Oromia region, SW Ethiopia. It is the commercial center for a coffee-producing region. Potassium and sodium nitrates are mined NE of the city. An agricultural school is located there.
..... Click the link for more information.
, Ethiopia.



a city in southwestern Ethiopia; administrative center of the general-governorship (province) of Kefa. Located at an altitude of 1,740 m. Population, 29,000 (1967). Jima, connected by highway with Addis Ababa, also has an airfield. It is a trade center (coffee, fruits, and pelts) and the site of a plywood factory, a small sawmill, and food enterprises.

References in periodicals archive ?
After the battle, there were more than 2,250 B-29 landings on Iwo Jima but critics of the U.
Also this month, Operation Home of The Brave will honor Iwo Jima survivors from the Marine Corps and Navy.
The battle for Iwo Jima was described as the toughest fight in US Marine history by the commander of the Marines in the Pacific, Lt-General M "Howling Mad'' Smith.
Knowing where we're at today on Okinawa and Iwo Jima, we should have background in what took place here during World War II.
Marine Corps' Ie Jima Auxiliary Airfield in the prefecture is also recommended as it would have little impact on local residents.
The Iwo Jima picture was presented to Gunnery Sergeant Moreno on Sunday September 11 at the memorial service held at Camp Bastion to mark the ten year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
The assigned medical and engineering staff embarked on board Iwo Jima will work with partner nation's teams to provide medical, dental, veterinary and engineering assistance to eight different nations to improve mutual understanding of current medical issues.
One of the fiercest battles in the annals of United States Marine Corps history, Iwo Jima was the opening phase of the final allied offensive toward mainland Japan during the Second World War.
FLAGS OF OUR FATHERS CH4,9pm Clint Eastwood's film takes as its theme the bloody battle for the Pacific island of Iwo Jima during World War II.
Summary: US Raises Flag at Embassy in Tripoli, Ambassador Likens Event to Iwo Jima
For many on board the USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7), serving on this ship is more than just fulfilling a sea tour obligation.
1 Sands of Iwo Jima (1949): "Not at all the gung-ho John Wayne movie it's often remembered as being, Jima presents Wayne as the heroic, conflicted, and doomed Sgt.