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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984-991) And Eos bare to Tithonus brazen-crested Memnon, king of the Ethiopians, and the Lord Emathion.
The custom of making houses and tombs in the living rock," says Heeren in his Researches on the Ethiopians, "determined very naturally the principal character of the Nubian Egyptian architecture to the colossal form which it assumed.
People who live at a distance are naturally less faulty than those immediately under our own eyes; and it seems superfluous, when we consider the remote geographical position of the Ethiopians, and how very little the Greeks had to do with them, to inquire further why Homer calls them "blameless.
Civil society and non-discriminatory initiatives for Ethiopian Israelis
But in 2005, Ethiopian voters went to the polls in the country's first multiparty parliamentary elections to pave the way for establishing democratic values.
According to a new Ynet-Gesher poll, the majority of Israelis would not obj= ect to see their child marry an Ethiopian and would not hesitate to send th= eir children to a school that has a large Ethiopian student body.
The Ethiopian News Agency said the five were found by Ethiopian security forces who had been patrolling the area.
That's the plea behind ``Black Gold,'' a well-meaning documentary about the raw deal being handed to Ethiopian coffee growers in the midst of a worldwide coffee boom.
Eritrea is liable, for example, for refusing Red Cross access to Ethiopian POWs, failing to protect the lives of Ethiopian POWs at and after capture, permitting physical abuse of Ethiopian POWs, depriving Ethiopian POWs of footwear during long walks, the confiscation of personal property of the Ethiopian POWs, and for failing to provide for the bare necessities of the Ethiopian POWs.
ethiopian view: Ltebrahan Kidu looks at paintings at the women's festival
Tony Blair must return Ethiopian sacred objects and ancient artefacts looted by British troops more than a century ago and now locked up in museums and royal palaces, a leading scholar demanded yesterday.
Researchers compared the demographics of elite Ethiopian athletes to the general Ethiopian population to examine whether long-held suspicions about upbringing were true.

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