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Definition of the noun abyssinia

What does abyssinia mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. Ethiopia is a republic in northeastern Africa on the Red Sea; formerly called Abyssinia

Alternative definition of the noun abyssinia

proper noun

  1. Historical name of Ethiopia.

Other definitions of abyssinia

What does abyssinia also mean?

interjection

  1. [slang] [Expression of farewell] (because it sounds like "I’ll be seeing ya").

Film

"Abyssinia" is a 1993 film directed by Francesco Ranieri Martinotti.

Writings

  1. "Abyssinia" is a musical with music by Ted Kociolek, lyrics by James Racheff, and a book by both Racheff and Kociolek, based on the novel Marked by Fire, by Joyce Carol Thomas.
  2. "Abyssinia" is a book by Ursula Dubosarsky.
    • genre: Children's literature
    • subjects: Young adult, Classics

Miscellanea

  1. Abyssinia is a battle honour awarded to units of the British Indian Army and the British Army which participated in the 1868 campaign to free Europeans held hostage in Abyssinia by Emperor Tewodros II. The success of the expedition led to the award of this honour to units of the British Indian Army which had participated in the campaign. The units belonged, with the exception of the Madras Sappers, to the Bengal and Bombay Presidency Armies.
  2. Abyssinia is a 1988 theater production of the play by Ted Kociolek and James Racheff.
    • award:
      • Helen Hayes Awards for outstanding Supporting Performer, Visiting Production (for the production at the Arena Stage) nomination for Fannie Green
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Director, Non-Resident Production (for the production at the Arena Stage) nomination for Tazewell Thompson
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production (for the production at the Arena Stage) nomination for Tina Fabrique

Phrases with Abyssinia

Phrases starting with the word Abyssinia:

  1. Abyssinia Entada
  2. Abyssinia Oxytenanthera

Phrases ending with the word Abyssinia:

  1. Ariathisa Abyssinia
  2. Hoplojana Abyssinia

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Abyssinia

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Google previewA New Geography on the Comparative Method (1898)

by John Miller Dow Meiklejohn

L The Country — Abyssinia is a mountainous country — a bind of lakes, mountains, and mountain-torrents — which lies to the south-east of Nubia. It is an immense pear-shaped mountain-clump ; arid is often called the " African Switzerland.

Google previewAbyssinia's Samuel Johnson (2012)

Ethiopian Thought in the Making of an English Author by Wendy Laura Belcher

Conclusion In other words, however much A Voyage to Abyssinia is a European projection, it is also possessed...

Google previewA New Geography on the Comparative Method, with Maps and Diagrams and an Outline of Commercial Geography (1895)

by John Miller Dow Meiklejohn

Abyssinia is a mountainous country — a land of lakes, mountains, and mountain- torrents — which lies to the south-east of Nubia. It is an immense pear-shaped mountain-clump ; and is often called the " African Switzerland." It is an enormous ...

Google previewExporters' Encyclopaedia (1920)

Hoktara, Abyssinia...... (via Djibuti) Inhangoma, Portuguese East Africa— (via Quilimane) Kampala, British East Africa— (via Mombassa) Kampala, Uganda..... (via Quilimane) Karonga British Central Africa— (via Quilimane) Karem, ...

Google previewA dictionary of geography, ancient and modern (1834)

by Josiah Conder

ABYSSINIA. The Upper Ethiopia of ancient geography ; an ex- 9a>ive kingdom of Africa, lying between the parallels of 7° and 15° N., and the meridians of 32° and 42° E. It is bounded by Sennaar on the earth. the Red Sea on the east, ...

Google previewThe Catholic Encyclopedia (1913)

An International Work of Reference on the Constitution, Doctrine, Discipline, and History of the Catholic Church by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne

The Ilchagui, or Ethiopian Archbishop, is the second religious personage in Abyssinia. The Ethiopian primate is forbidden by the Patriarch of Alexandria to consecrate more than seven bishops, but there are a considerable number of secular ...

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Small photo of Lisara river bank old view, Abyssinia. Created by Ciceri after Lejean, published on Le Tour du Monde, Paris, 1867Small photo of Davezout waterfalls old view, Abyssinia. Created by Ciceri after Lejean, published on Le Tour du Monde, Paris, 1867Small photo of Enticho peasant old engraved portrait (Abyssinia). Created by Bayard after Lejean, published on Le Tour du Monde, Paris, 1867Small photo of Zaora waterfalls old illustration, Abyssinia. Created by Ciceri after Lejean, published on Le Tour du Monde, Paris, 1867Small photo of Old illustration of Reb river falls, Abyssinia. Created by De Bar, published on Le Tour du Monde, Paris, 1864Small photo of Old illustration of Tacazze falls, Abyssinia. Created by Loudon, published on L'Illustration, Journal Universel, Paris, 1868Small photo of Lisara river old view, Abyssinia. Created by Ciceri after Lejean, published on Le Tour du Monde, Paris, 1867 More...

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