Adwa


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Ad·wa

 (äd′wə, ăd′-) also A·du·wa or A·do·wa (ä′də-wə, ăd′ə-)
A town of northern Ethiopia south of Asmara, Eritrea. Emperor Menelik II decisively defeated the Italians here in 1896 to secure recognition of Ethiopia's independence.
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Our presence here today once more serves as confirmation of the truth our Continent has known for over a century that the great victory of Ethiopia in 1896 at the Battle of Adwa was indeed both an Ethiopian and an African victory.
The new public diplomacy accompanied by long historical ties and cultural affinities inspires the publics of the two countries to further join their efforts in the fight against poverty, famine and instability as they crushed the heels of colonial powers in Omdurman in 1898 and Adwa in 1896.
7) Indeed, under Prime Minister Crispi (1887-1891; 1893-1896), whose terms in office were marked by two disastrous colonial defeats (at Dogali in 1887 and Adwa in 1896), Italy's largest export was neither food nor fashion; it was manodopera, or human labor.
At Oasis Dates from Saudi Arabia, which is also recording brisk sale at the DTF, a jar of Saudi coffee is being sold for QR80, a smaller container of Saudi coffee masala comprising saffron, ginger, cloves and cardamon costs QR20, while a half kilo of Madinat Adwa dates is QR80 and a kilo of Khalas Qasseem dates is priced at QR90.
The men reached a hillock situated at Upper Adwa, bordering the Badr Valley.
Una variante que resulto apropiada en este ensayo fue la medicion directa del pH con un peachimetro (Lab pHmeter Adwa AD-1000).
On 1 March 1896, in the vicinity of the Ethiopian town of Adwa, a local army led by Emperor Emmeye Menelik, also known as Menelik II, cut a colonialist Italian army to pieces.
The Italians were resoundingly defeated at the Battle of Adwa in 1896 and Ethiopia remained free.
At the same time, the Italian colonial enterprise was marked by burning defeats (see Adwa, Ethiopia, 1 March, 1896) that exposed a deep underestimation of, and frequent contempt for, the enemy.
Al Qadsia will also be without their new-signing Moroccan striker Essam Al Adwa whose card is yet to be submitted.
The legend says that he copied out the Gospels in just one day after founding the Garima Monastery, near Adwa in the north of the country.
MP Khalid Al Adwa blasted Al Kharafi for his call, saying that as speaker of the parliament, he should think instead of the dignity of the MPs who were attacked by Al Jouwaihal.