Abyssinia


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Abyssinia

(ăb'ĭsĭn`ēyə): see EthiopiaEthiopia
, officially Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, republic (2015 est. pop. 99,873,000), 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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Legend has it that Moses, while wandering in the desert, first came to Ethiopia, then called Abyssinia, and married a woman who begat him a child.
Headlining the festival this year will be Circus Abyssinia, a contemporary circus company from Ethiopia that has performed all over the world and won over the critics and crowds at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the Royal Variety Performance and on Blue Peter.
The authorities could seize 13 bullets of a Grenov machine gun, eightpocketknives, 22 coins dating back to the Abbasid Caliphate's era, twoancient swords related to late kings of Abyssinia (now Ethiopia), and around 2 kilograms of gemstones, according to security reports.
The event is sponsored by Sindu Trucking, Kumon, Enat Ethiopian Restaraunt, Carolinas Group, Abyssinia Soccer Team, Abugida Cafe, Kera Market, Amhara Association of America, Carolinas Realty Group, Nile Grocery, and Our Bridge for kids.
After a diplomatic spat with the UK, the Emperor took members of a British mission prisoner, which resulted in London launching the 1868 Expedition to Abyssinia under Robert Napier, to engage the country in conflict.
NOW THEN (A) BANGLADESH (1) ABYSSINIA (B) BELIZE (2) BASUTOLAND (C) BENIN (3) BECHUANALAND (D) BOTSWANA (4) BESSARABIA (E) BURKINAFASO (5) BRITISH HONDURAS (F) CAMBODIA (6) BURMA (G) DJIBOUTI (7) CEYLON (H) ETHIOPIA (8) DAHOMEY (I) GHANA (9) DUTCH GUIANA (J) IRAN (10) EAST PAKISTAN (K) IRAQ (11) ELLICE ISLANDS (L) LESOTHO (12) FRENCH SOMALILAND (M) MALAWI (13) GOLD COAST (N) MALI (14) KAMPUCHEA (O) MOLDOVA (15) MESOPOTAMIA (P) MYANMAR (16) NEW HEBRIDES (Q) NAMIBIA (17) NORTHERN RHODESIA (R) SRILANKA (18) NYASALAND (S) SURINAME (19) PERSIA (T) THAILAND (20) SIAM (U) TUVALU (21) SOUTHERN RUSIA (V) VANUATU (22) SOUTHWEST AFRICA (W) ZAMBIA (23) SUDANESE REPUBLIC (X) ZIMBABWE (24) UPPER VOLTA NOW AND THEN--Answers
Egypt, the Nubba, the Abyssinia and the rise of Islam, the Crusades,
However, some flat blocks were built on 10 acres in Jacob Lines and Abyssinia Lines by the time Bhutto's government was dismissed in 1977.
However, some flat blocks were built on 10 acres in Jacob Lines and Abyssinia Lines by the time the Bhutto government was dismissed in 1977.
Which African country was formerly known as Abyssinia? Of which European country is Bergen the second largest city?
Haile Selassie was crowned king (but not yet emperor) of Abyssinia, and Chiang Kai-shek was named as Generalissimo of the Nationalist Government of in China.