Abyssinia

[ ab-uh-sin-ee-uh ]
/ ˌæb əˈsɪn i ə /

noun

Related forms

Ab·ys·sin·i·an, adjective, nounpro-Ab·ys·sin·i·an, adjective, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for abyssinian (1 of 2)

Abyssinian

/ (ˌæbɪˈsɪnɪən) /

noun

a native or inhabitant of Abyssinia

adjective

of or relating to Abyssinia or its inhabitants

British Dictionary definitions for abyssinian (2 of 2)

Abyssinia

/ (ˌæbɪˈsɪnɪə) /

noun

a former name for Ethiopia
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