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Aksum

[ahk-soo m]
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noun
  1. the capital of an ancient Ethiopian kingdom, ruled by Himyaritic emigrants from Arabia.
Also Axum.
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Aksum

Axum

noun
  1. an ancient town in N Ethiopia, in the Tigre region: capital of the Aksumite Empire (1st to 6th centuries ad). According to tradition, the Ark of the Covenant was brought here from Jerusalem
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