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O·ro·mo

 (ô-rō′mō)
n. pl. Oromo or O·ro·mos
1. A member of a people of southern and central Ethiopia and northern Kenya.
2. The Cushitic language of the Oromo.
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O•ro•mo

(ɔˈroʊ moʊ)

n., pl. -mos, (esp. collectively) -mo.
1. a member of an African people or group of peoples of central and S Ethiopia and N Kenya.
2. the Cushitic language of the Oromo.
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Translations
oromo
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The unrest brings to light the possibil- ity of insecurity and ethno-nationalism in Ethiopia's nine federal regions, which are organised largely on ethno-linguistic lines, as Abiy, the country's first Oromo prime minister, steers Ethiopia away from the rule of the Tigray minority who have been dominant for almost three decades.
The unrest brings to light the possibility of insecurity and ethno-nationalism in Ethiopia's nine federal regions, which are organfsed largely on ethno-linguistic lines, as Abiy, the country's first Oromo prime minister, steers Ethiopia away from the rule of the Tigray minority who have been dominant for almost three decades.
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This essay critically explores the dialectical relationships between the Oromo national movement and the consequences of state terrorism and globalization in Oromia and Ethiopia.
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