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Examples from the Web for ethiopia
At least 70 percent of the children were adopted from overseas, including Russia, China, Ethiopia and Ukraine.Judge: Rehoming Kids Is Trafficking
December 30, 2014
Rwanda and Ethiopia, symbols in the past of death and mayhem, are now among the fastest-growing economies in the world.How I Got Addicted to Africa (and Wrote a Thriller About It)
September 9, 2014
After it reached Ethiopia, the contents were distributed and sold out in under two weeks.
In the early 2000s, an acquaintance told Sun about the possibility of doing business in Ethiopia.
Throughout its history, Israel has helped airlift vulnerable Jewish populations in countries like Yemen and Ethiopia to safety.Europe’s Jews Punished for Israel’s War
July 25, 2014
We had turned our backs upon medieval Cairo, and our faces toward Ethiopia.It Happened in Egypt
C. N. Williamson
In Ethiopia engraved stones are employed, of which a Lacedaemonian could make no use.Eryxias
An Imitator of Plato
Her mother was queen of Ethiopia, she said, and very, very beautiful.A Book of Myths
They were six in number, evil-eyed men of Ethiopia, and seated in a circle.The World's Desire
H. Rider Haggard and Andrew Lang
He was now returning from Ethiopia with a wealth of treasures.Arachne, Complete
- a state in NE Africa, on the Red Sea: consolidated as an empire under Menelik II (1889–1913); federated with Eritrea from 1952 until 1993; Emperor Haile Selassie was deposed by the military in 1974 and the monarchy was abolished in 1975; an independence movement in Eritrea was engaged in war with the government from 1961 until 1993. It lies along the Great Rift Valley and consists of deserts in the southeast and northeast and a high central plateau with many rivers (including the Blue Nile) and mountains rising over 4500 m (15 000 ft); the main export is coffee. Language: Amharic. Religion: Christian majority. Currency: birr. Capital: Addis Ababa. Pop: 93 877 025 (2013 est). Area: 1 128 215 sq km (435 614 sq miles)Former name: Abyssinia
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Word Origin and History for ethiopia
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Ethiopia is Black Africa's oldest state, tracing its history back more than two thousand years.
Ethiopia is one of the world's oldest Christian nations, having been converted in the fourth century.
The junta was overthrown in 1991 and the first multiparty elections were held in 1995.
The country was plagued by famine and economic chaos in the 1980s and 1990s.
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