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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.
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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
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(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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