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Ad·dis Ab·a·ba

 (ăd′ĭs ăb′ə-bə, ä′dĭs ä′bə-bä′)
The capital and largest city of Ethiopia, in the center of the country on a plateau more than 2,440 m (8,000 ft) above sea level. Captured by the Italians in 1936 and made the capital of Italian East Africa, it was retaken by the Allies in 1941 and returned to Ethiopian sovereignty.

Addis Ababa

(ˈædɪs ˈæbəbə)
n
(Placename) the capital of Ethiopia, on a central plateau 2400 m (8000 ft) above sea level: founded in 1887; became capital in 1896. Pop: 2 899 000 (2005 est)

Ad•dis A•ba•ba

(ˈæd ɪs ˈæb ə bə)
n.
the capital of Ethiopia, in the central part. 2,316,400.
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Noun1.Addis Ababa - the capital of Ethiopia and the country's largest cityAddis Ababa - the capital of Ethiopia and the country's largest city; located in central Ethiopia
Abyssinia, Ethiopia, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Yaltopya - Ethiopia is a republic in northeastern Africa on the Red Sea; formerly called Abyssinia
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