Harar

or Har·rar

[ hahr-er ]

noun
  1. a city in E Ethiopia.

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How to use Harar in a sentence

  • In Aden there is a kind of open-air coffee "exchange" (as in Harar) where the camel trains unload their coffee from the interior.

    All About Coffee | William H. Ukers
  • Only yesterday a caravan of two thousand camels arrived from Harar in the Galla country.

    The River of Darkness | William Murray Graydon
  • Then, crossing the stream, they rounded a sharp spur of rocks, and the dreaded city of Harar was before them.

    The River of Darkness | William Murray Graydon
  • They had all gone back to Harar, for none ever remained outside the walls at night, Canaris declared.

    The River of Darkness | William Murray Graydon
  • All was wild and desolate, for Harar and its vicinity once left behind, no villages or habitations were found.

    The River of Darkness | William Murray Graydon

British Dictionary definitions for Harar

Harar

Harrer

/ (ˈhɑːrə) /


noun
  1. a city in E Ethiopia: former capital of the Muslim state of Adal. Pop: 96 000 (2005 est)

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