Addis Ababa

[ ahd-dis -ah-buh-bah; English ad-is -ab-uh-buh ]
/ ˈɑd dɪs ˈɑ bəˌbɑ; English ˈæd ɪs ˈæb ə bə /

noun

a city in and the capital of Ethiopia, in the central part.

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British Dictionary definitions for Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa
/ (ˈædɪs ˈæbəbə) /

noun

the capital of Ethiopia, on a central plateau 2400 m (8000 ft) above sea level: founded in 1887; became capital in 1896. Pop: 2 899 000 (2005 est)
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Cultural definitions for Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa
[ (ad-is ab-uh-buh) ]

Capital of Ethiopia and largest city in the country, located in the central region.

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