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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.The Thief of Words: Starling Lawrence
October 11, 2013
Since 1996, Bolding has been director of the Chancel Choir (renamed The Inspirational Voices of Abyssinian in 2008).Women in the World Speakers
The Daily Beast
March 8, 2010
The flight referred to in verse 111th is the early Abyssinian flight.A Critical Exposition of the Popular 'Jihd'
Moulavi Gergh Ali
This weapon is of Abyssinian make, and those men were Abyssinians.The River of Darkness
William Murray Graydon
Abyssinian legends have another version of the history of this realm.Jewish Literature and Other Essays
In these are lodged some ancient and valuable Abyssinian records.
It is of inferior grade, and reaches the market as "Abyssinian" coffee.All About Coffee
William H. Ukers
- a native or inhabitant of Abyssinia
- of or relating to Abyssinia or its inhabitants
- a former name for Ethiopia
Word Origin and History for abyssinian
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.