Abyssinia


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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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He considered whites inferior beings, creatures of a lower order, and assuring me that even the few white freemen of Abyssinia were never accorded anything approximating a position of social equality with the blacks.
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.
We see, however, a few southern vegetable forms on the mountains of Borneo and Abyssinia.
The NCUA announced the liquidation of the Cleveland-based Greater Abyssinia Federal Credit Union Tuesday.
This guitar was made in Abyssinia a hundred years ago - it's a wooing guitar.
1935: Italian forces invaded Abyssinia after Mussolini's bombers pounded border towns.
The price of coffee from Abyssinia (Ethiopia) was SR670 for a 50 kg pack, which is sold today in the local market for SR550.
The representative of the Ethiopian Islamic Council, Sheikh Mohamed Amin Jamal, referred in an address he gave to the Hadeeth (statement) of Prophet Mohamed (Peace be Upon Him) that Abyssinia was a land of belief and his call on his Sahaba (companions) to immigrate to Abyssinia when the infidels have intensified their hostilities against them.
It is one of the most popular shorthair breeds in the USA, but there are only six ABYSSINIA -an cats in Huddersfield.
In addition, a number of films and documentaries were also sent from Rome to Egypt while Radio Bari began daily broadcasts defending Italy's invasion of Abyssinia while criticizing Britain.
Addressed by the Foreign Office to Admiral Sir William May, Commanderin-Chief of the Home Fleet, it warned of an imminent visit to the ship - at anchor in Weymouth Bay, Dorset - by the Emperor of Abyssinia and his entourage.