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Menelik II

[ men-l-ik ]
/ ˈmɛn l ɪk /
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noun

1844–1913, emperor of Ethiopia 1889–1913.

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Menelik II
/ (ˈmɛnɪlɪk) /

noun

1844–1913, emperor of Abyssinia (1889–1910). He defeated the Italians at Aduwa (1896), maintaining the independence of Abyssinia in an era of European expansion in Africa
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