- the Holocaust.
Origin of Shoa1
- a former kingdom in E Africa: now a province of Ethiopia. 25,290 sq. mi. (65,501 sq. km). Capital: Addis Ababa.
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Examples from the Web for shoa
Among the hill-districts of Shoa he attempted to stop our pursuit.Freeland
This subject has been artfully connected with the return of the Mission from Shoa.
Pigeons are frequent both in Shoa and in the eastern provinces.
He was a merchant, who had come from the Shoa country, and was going down to Massowah with musk and gold.Sport in Abyssinia
The sinew which shrank, and the eating of which was prohibited to the Israelite, is also prohibited in Shoa.