- a former kingdom in E Africa: now a province in NW Ethiopia. Capital: Gondar.
- a member of an agricultural, Amharic-speaking Christian people of central Ethiopia descended from Semites who began conquering the land in the sixth century b.c.
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- a region of NW Ethiopia: formerly a kingdom
- an inhabitant of the former kingdom of Amhara
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