Oromo

[ aw-roh-moh ]
/ ɔˈroʊ moʊ /

noun, plural O·ro·mos, (especially collectively) O·ro·mo for 1.

a member of a nomadic, pastoral people of Ethiopia and Kenya.
the Cushitic language of the Oromo.

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Origin of Oromo

First recorded in 1865–70; from Oromo; perhaps from ormu “men,” a self-designation
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Example sentences from the Web for Oromo

  • Cattle and slaves are also used as units of value from time to time amongst the Oromo.

    Folkways|William Graham Sumner