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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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Pleading that he was but a harmless hunter from a tribe farther south, Mugambi begged to be allowed to go upon his way; but Abdul Mourak, admiring the warrior's splendid physique, decided to take him back to Adis Abeba and present him to Menelek.
With this idea always uppermost in his mind, he courted the good opinion of the Abyssinians, asked them many questions about their emperor and their country, and evinced a growing desire to reach their destination, that he might enjoy all the good things which they assured him the city of Adis Abeba contained.
Colonel Belik was born in Adis Abeba, the capital of the empire, and until recently had been in command of the emperor's palace guard.
El ano pasado coincidio con un viaje oficial a Adis Abeba (Etiopia), de manera que en esta ocasion prefiera soplar las velas en Zarzuela con el carino de los suyos.
Al finalizar su gira, al hablar en la sede de la Union Africana, en Adis Abeba, Obama felicito al gobierno etiope--que se mantiene en el poder desde hace 25 anos y que en la ultimas elecciones gano todos los escanos del congreso--, por su lucha contra los yhihadistas de Al Shabab, aunque advirtio que el pais no podra desarrollar todo su potencial si continua persiguiendo a la prensa y a grupos minoritarios.