How to use Asmara in a sentence
In 2008, there were unconfirmed reports that he was transferred to a maximum security prison where he became seriously ill and was admitted to a hospital in the capital Asmara.What a Journalist Jailed For 20 Years Reveals About the Global Assault on Independent Media | Judith Abitan and Irwin Cotler | November 11, 2021 | Time
The whole of the hill country north of Asmara belongs to the drainage area of the Baraka or Anseba.
In 1900 the seat of government was transferred from Massawa to Asmara, which in its modern form is the creation of the Italians.
Asmara, an Amharic word signifying “good pasture place,” is a town of considerable antiquity.
A railway from Massawa to Asmara was completed as far as Ghinda, at the foot of the plateau, in 1904.
A railway connects Massawa with Asmara, the capital of the colony.
British Dictionary definitions for Asmara
the capital of Eritrea; cathedral (1922); Grand Mosque (1937); university (1958). Pop: 615 000 (2005 est)
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