Menelik II(redirected from Menelik II of Ethiopia)
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Men·e·lik II(mĕn′ə-lĭk) 1844-1913.
Ethiopian emperor (1889-1913) who established independence from Italy and expanded Ethiopia's borders through military conquests.
(Biography) 1844–1913, emperor of Abyssinia (1889–1910). He defeated the Italians at Aduwa (1896), maintaining the independence of Abyssinia in an era of European expansion in Africa
Men•e•lik II(ˈmɛn l ɪk)
1844–1913, emperor of Ethiopia 1889–1913.