Definition of Capital of Ethiopia
1. Noun. The capital of Ethiopia and the country's largest city; located in central Ethiopia.
Generic synonyms: National Capital
Group relationships: Abyssinia, Ethiopia, Federal Democratic Republic Of Ethiopia, Yaltopya
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Literary usage of Capital of Ethiopia
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1. The History of Herodotus: A New English Version, Ed. with Copious Notes and by Herodotus, George Rawlinson, Henry Creswicke Rawlinson, John Gardner Wilkinson (1889)
"Napata was also the capital of Ethiopia, and that too at a very remote period ; and Meroe was probably the scat of an independent kingdom. ..."
2. Outlines of History: Illus. by Numerous Geographical & Historical Notes by Marcius Willson (1864)
".Meroe, (Mer-o-we,) the capital of Ethiopia, was an extensive city, which is supposed to have stood on the eastern bank of the Nile, a little north of the ..."
3. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1814)
"... of a moil agreeable plain, and half a day's journey from the capital of Ethiopia. We were forced to ftop in this place, ..."
4. The History of Egypt: From the Earliest Times Till the Conquest by the Arabs by Samuel Sharpe (1885)
"So at Napata, the capital of Ethiopia, at the foot of Mount Barkal, situated at the limit of the tropical rains, the priests, following the Theban custom, ..."
5. A Physical, Historical, Political & Descriptive Geography by Keith Johnston (1908)
"But after their defeat at Adowa in 1896 the Italians abandoned their claim to a protectorate. 6. Chief Towns.—The ancient capital of Ethiopia is Gondar ..."