Ethiopian


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E·thi·o·pi·an

 (ē′thē-ō′pē-ən)
adj.
1. Of or relating to Ethiopia or its peoples or cultures.
2. Of or relating to the Afrotropical biogeographic region.
n.
1. A native or inhabitant of Ethiopia.
2. A person of Ethiopian ancestry.
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Ethiopian

(ˌiːθɪˈəʊpɪən)
adj
1. (Languages) of, relating to, or characteristic of Ethiopia, its people, or any of their languages
2. (Peoples) of, relating to, or characteristic of Ethiopia, its people, or any of their languages
3. (Placename) of, relating to, or characteristic of Ethiopia, its people, or any of their languages
4. (Biology) of or denoting a zoogeographical region consisting of Africa south of the Sahara
5. (Peoples) anthropol obsolete of or belonging to a postulated racial group characterized by dark skin, an oval elongated face, and thin lips, living chiefly in Africa south of the Sahara
n
6. (Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Ethiopia
7. (Languages) any of the languages of Ethiopia, esp Amharic
n, adj
(Peoples) an archaic word for Black
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E•thi•o•pi•an

(ˌi θiˈoʊ pi ən)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to Ethiopia or to its inhabitants.
2. belonging to the part of Africa south of the equator.
3. belonging to a zoogeographical division comprising Africa south of the tropic of Cancer, the southern part of the Arabian Peninsula, and Madagascar.
4. Archaic. black African.
n.
5. a native or inhabitant of Ethiopia.
6. Archaic. a black African.
[1545–55]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Ethiopian - a native or inhabitant of EthiopiaEthiopian - a native or inhabitant of Ethiopia  
Abyssinia, Ethiopia, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Yaltopya - Ethiopia is a republic in northeastern Africa on the Red Sea; formerly called Abyssinia
African - a native or inhabitant of Africa
Amhara - a member of the Semitic speaking people of northern Ethiopia
Eritrean - a native or inhabitant of Eritrea
Adj.1.Ethiopian - of or relating to or characteristic of Ethiopia or its people or languages; "Ethiopian immigrants"
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Translations
Etiopanetiopský
etiopieretiopisk
etiopialainen
etiopijskiEtiopljanin
エチオピアのエチオピア人
에티오피아 사람에티오피아의
etiopieretiopisk
เกี่ยวกับเอธิโอเปียชาวเอธิโอเปีย
người Ethiopiathuộc nước/người/tiếng Ethiopia

Ethiopian

[ˌiːθɪˈəʊpɪən]
A. ADJetíope
B. Netíope mf
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Ethiopian

[ˌiːθiˈəʊpɪən]
adjéthiopien(ne)
n (= person) → Éthiopien(ne) m/f
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Ethiopian

adjäthiopisch
nÄthiopier(in) m(f)
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Ethiopian

[ˌiːθɪˈəʊpɪən]
1. adjetiopico/a, etiope
2. n (person) → etiope m/f; (language) → etiope m
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Ethiopian

إثيوبيّ Etiopan, etiopský etiopier, etiopisk Äthiopier, äthiopisch Αιθίοπας, αιθιοπικός etíope etiopialainen éthiopien etiopijski, Etiopljanin etiope エチオピアの, エチオピア人 에티오피아 사람, 에티오피아의 Ethiopiër, Ethiopisch etiopier, etiopisk Etiopczyk, etiopski etíope эфиоп, эфиопский etiopier, etiopisk เกี่ยวกับเอธิโอเปีย, ชาวเอธิโอเปีย Etyopya, Etyopyalı người Ethiopia, thuộc nước/người/tiếng Ethiopia 埃塞俄比亚人, 埃塞俄比亚的
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References in classic literature ?
For this purpose, ``he stained his hair and his whole body entirely as black as jet, so that nothing was white but his teeth,'' and succeeded in imposing himself on the king, as an Ethiopian minstrel.
`Shall the leopard change his spots, or the Ethiopian his skin,' you know?"
In spite of his gaudy and ridiculous garb, the Ethiopian displayed a natural barbaric dignity as he stood, offering the cards suavely to some, allowing others to pass unmolested.
On hearing this sudden question, the Ethiopian appeared to change his skin, its yellow hue becoming a ghastly white, while, shaking and stammering, he thus replied:"No!
Its tales of the Ethiopian Prester John, of diamonds that by proper care can be made to grow, of trees whose fruit is an odd sort of lambs, and a hundred other equally remarkable phenomena, are narrated with skilful verisimilitude and still strongly hold the reader's interest, even if they no longer command belief.
She was apparelled like any barbaric Ethiopian emperor, his neck heavy with pendants of polished ivory.
As when farr off at Sea a Fleet descri'd Hangs in the Clouds, by AEQUINOCTIAL Winds Close sailing from BENGALA, or the Iles Of TERNATE and TIDORE, whence Merchants bring Thir spicie Drugs: they on the trading Flood Through the wide ETHIOPIAN to the Cape Ply stemming nightly toward the Pole.
Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots?
"How can I be better," answered the Sultan, imitating the language of the Ethiopians, "when I can never sleep for the cries and groans of your husband?"
Now Neptune had gone off to the Ethiopians, who are at the world's end, and lie in two halves, the one looking West and the other East.
Stately camels and dromedaries, swarthy Egyptians, and likewise Turks and black Ethiopians, turbaned, sashed, and blazing in a rich variety of Oriental costumes of all shades of flashy colors, are what one sees on every hand crowding the narrow streets and the honeycombed bazaars.
For Jove went yesterday to Oceanus, to a feast among the Ethiopians, and the other gods went with him.

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