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Eritrea

Er·i·tre·a

 (ĕr′ĭ-trē′ə)
A country of northeast Africa bordering on the Red Sea. Once part of the Ethiopian kingdom of Aksum, it became an Italian colony in 1890 and was named after the Roman term for the Red Sea, Mare erythraeum. Captured by the British during World War II, Eritrea later became a federated part (1952) and then a province (1962) of Ethiopia, from which it gained its independence in 1993. Asmara is the capital and largest city.

Er′i·tre′an adj. & n.

Eritrean

(ˌɛrɪˈtreɪən)
adj
(Placename) of or relating to Eritrea or its inhabitants
n
1. (Placename) a native or inhabitant of Eritrea
2. (Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Eritrea
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Eritrean - a native or inhabitant of Eritrea
Eritrea, State of Eritrea - an African country to the north of Ethiopia on the Red Sea; achieved independence from Ethiopia in 1993
Ethiopian - a native or inhabitant of Ethiopia
Adj.1.Eritrean - of or relating to or characteristic of Eritrea or its people; "Eritrean civil war"
Translations

Eritrean

[erɪˈtreɪən]
A. ADJeritreo
B. N (= person) → eritreo/a m/f
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