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Harar

or Har·rar

[hahr-er]
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noun
  1. a city in E Ethiopia.
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Examples from the Web for harar

Historical Examples

  • Can it be possible that you are an Englishman—an Englishman in Harar?

    The River of Darkness

    William Murray Graydon

  • The Jirad acted honourably, but he declined to escort Burton to Harar.

  • 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


British Dictionary definitions for harar

Harar

Harrer

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