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In The Abyssinian he tells the story of a diplomatic mission from Louis XIV of France to the King of Abyssinia.
They are either Mohammedans or professed followers of the Christianity of Abyssinia.The World and Its People: Book VII|Anna B. Badlam
The Abyssinia has met with a little trouble—nothing very serious, I assure you.The Mask|Arthur Hornblow
Some one once asked Bruce what musical instruments were used in Abyssinia.
old name for Ethiopia, 1630s, from Modern Latin Abyssinia, from Arabic Habasah, the name for the region, said to be from Amharic hbsh "mixed," in reference to the different races dwelling there. In 1920s-30s popular as a slang pun for "I'll be seeing you." Related: Abyssinian.