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A·shan·ti 1

 (ə-shăn′tē, ə-shän′-) also A·san·te (-sän′tē)
n. pl. Ashanti or A·shan·tis also Asante or A·san·tes
1. A member of an Akan people of Ghana, formerly united in the Ashanti kingdom.
2. The Twi language of the Ashanti.

A·shan·ti 2

 (ə-shăn′tē, -shän′-)
A region and former kingdom of western Africa in present-day central Ghana. The powerful Ashanti confederation of states, formed in the late 17th century, was defeated by the British in 1896 and annexed to the British Gold Coast colony in 1901.


npl -ti or -tis
1. (Placename) an administrative region of central Ghana: former native kingdom, suppressed by the British in 1900 after four wars. Capital: Kumasi. Pop: 3 187 607 (2000). Area: 24 390 sq km (9417 sq miles)
2. (Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Ashanti


(əˈʃæn ti, əˈʃɑn-)

n., pl. -tis, (esp. collectively) -ti.
1. a member of an Akan-speaking people of S Ghana.
2. the kingdom established by the Ashanti from a confederacy of smaller states in the 18th century, surviving with a limited degree of authority in modern Ghana.
3. the Akan dialect spoken by the Ashanti.
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For nine months between March and November 1900, Yaa Asantewaa had led the Asantes to war against the British who, after exiling King Prempeh I and the others to the Seychelles, now arrived in Kumasi to demand the Golden Stool, the embodiment of the soul of the Asante people and empire.
Up till then, the Asantes had been part of the Denkyira Empire whose rule covered, for several centuries, a huge chunk of what became modern Ghana.
A lot of things changed for the Asantes in 2000, and Randy felt they needed help fashioning a comprehensive financial plan that would take those changes into account.
The Asantes were concerned with five key issues: financial independence, retirement planning, estate planning, education planning, and life insurance.
The real purpose of the festival is to make a political point, namely, that the Asante nation is still united and strong and that even though individuals from Asante might be enrolled as members of diverse political parties; adhere to different religions; or practise a multitude of professions, they are all Asantes who owe allegiance to the Golden Stool of Asante and its custodian, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, the Asantehene.
It was a wonderful sight to behold thousands of Asantes, mostly clad in beautiful kente (hand-woven silk cloths) filling the Kumase Sports Stadium to greet their King.
In an earlier war in 1844, the British governor, Sir Charles McCarthy, was beheaded by the Asantes as his defeated troops fled in disarray.
Fifty-six years later, in 1900, the Asantes took on the British again.
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