ALL meanings of addis ababa

Ad·dis A·ba·ba
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  • noun addis ababa the capital of Ethiopia, on a central plateau 2400 m (8000 ft) above sea level: founded in 1887; became capital in 1896. Pop: 2 899 000 (2005 est) 3
  • noun addis ababa capital of Ethiopia, in the central part: pop. 1,700,000 3
  • noun addis ababa Formerly Abyssinia. a republic in E Africa: formerly a monarchy. 409,266 sq. mi. (1,060,000 sq. km). Present boundaries include Eritrea. Capital: Addis Ababa. 1
  • noun addis ababa Also called Abyssinia. an ancient region in NE Africa, bordering on Egypt and the Red Sea. 1
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