Menelik II

[men-l-ik]

noun

1844–1913, emperor of Ethiopia 1889–1913.

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Menelik II

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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