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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.
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(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
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Men•e•lik II(ˈmɛn l ɪk)
1844–1913, emperor of Ethiopia 1889–1913.
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