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Definition of the noun amhara

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noun - plural: -

  1. a member of the Semitic speaking people of northern Ethiopia
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic word: Ethiopian = a native or inhabitant of Ethiopia

Phrases with Amhara

  1. Acontia Amhara
  2. Mylothris Amhara
  3. Parathyma Amhara
  4. Utetheisa Amhara
  5. Species Acontia Amhara
  6. Species Mylothris Amhara
  7. Species Parathyma Amhara

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Google previewResearches Into the Physical History of Mankind (1837)

Researches into the physical ethnography of the African races by James Cowles Prichard

Proper Amhara is a mountainous province of that name, to the south-east, in the centre of which was Tegulat, the ancient capital of the empire...

Google previewEthnography of the African races. 3d ed. 1837 (1851)

by James Cowles Prichard

Proper Amhara is a mountainous province of that name, to the south-east, in the centre of which was Tegulat, the ancient capital of the empire,

Google previewResearches Into the Physical History of Mankind: Researches into the physical ethnography of the African races (1837)

by James Cowles Prichard

F Amhara is a name now given to the whole kingdom of which Gondar is the capital, and where the Amharic language is spoken, eastward of the...

Google previewResearches Into the Physical History of Mankind: Ethnography of the African races. 3d ed. 1837 (1837)

by James Cowles Prichard

Proper Amhara is a mountainous province of that name, to the south-east, in the centre of which was Tegulat, the ancient capital of the empire...

Google previewTravels, through part of Africa, Syria, Egypt, and Arabia, into Abyssinia, to discover the source of the Nile, etc (1819)

by James BRUCE (the Traveller.)

bounds the Galla, it is called Amhara. Whatever convenience there may be from this division, there is neither geographical nor historical precision in it, for there are many little provinces included in the first that do not belong to Tigré; and, in the ...

Google previewAfrican Settings in Contemporary American Novels (1999)

by Dave Kuhne

Rasselas's Amhara is a timeless place; it is a utopia where there is little change ( Atkinson 22). Amhara is "surrounded on every side by mountain" and can only be entered through a "cavern that passed under a rock" (8). Johnson describes the ...

Google previewConcise Compendium of the World's Languages (2003)

by George L. Campbell

The word Amhara is the ethnonym of the 10 to 12 million people in central and north-western Ethiopia (an area which includes the capital, Addis Abbeba) who speak amaronna. As the official language of Ethiopia, Amharic is also used as a ...

Google previewIt's Cool to Learn About Countries: Ethiopia (2011)

by Barbara A. Somervill

The Amhara is the second-largest ethnic group in Ethiopia. The second house in Ethiopia's parliament is the House of the People's Representatives. It may have as many as 550 representatives. Ethiopia's citizens vote for these members.

Google previewThe Edinburgh Encyclopædia (1830)

by Sir David Brewster

Amhara is the residence of many of the nobility, and gives language, manners, and customs, to the modern Abyssinians. But though the Amharic has become the court language, and though seven new characters were adopted to facilitate its ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African Peoples (2013)

by The Diagram Group,

Amhara The Amhara live mostly in the highlands of northern Ethiopia. Although the Amhara only form around onethird of Ethiopia's population, they dominate the country's political and economic life, both now and historically under the ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge on an Original Plan Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings Edited by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose (1845)

Miscellaneous and lexicographical, vol. 1

AMHARA. WV AMHARA. AMIABLE. M the divines of both parts, in that. every part of Holland. There is a glass-house of some note in the place, at least for a Dutch manufactory ofthis description, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Nationalism, Two-Volume Set (2000)

The Amhara are roughly 30 percent of the population and Amharic is used widely as a second language. The Tigray represent about 15 percent of the population. Other large groups include Somali, Welamo, Awi, Afar, Sidama, and Beja.

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Small photo of GONDER, AMHARA/ETHIOPIA, JANUARY 20 2015: [Timkat festival, celebration of epiphany. This feast features blessing of water and solemn processions with the sacred Tabot.].Small photo of GONDER, AMHARA/ETHIOPIA, JANUARY 19 2015: [Timkat festival, celebration of epiphany. This feast features blessing of water and solemn processions with the sacred Tabot.].Small photo of GONDER, AMHARA/ETHIOPIA, JANUARY 19 2015: [Timkat festival, celebration of epiphany. This feast features blessing of water and solemn processions with the sacred Tabot.].Small photo of Landscape in Amhara province close to Lalibela, Ethiopia, AfricaSmall photo of LALIBELA, ETHIOPIA, - NOVEMBER, 2016. PORTRAIT OF A GIRL FROM THE ETHNIC GROUP AMHARASmall photo of LALIBELA, ETHIOPIA, - NOVEMBER, 2016. PORTRAIT OF A GIRL FROM THE ETHNIC GROUP AMHARASmall photo of GONDER, AMHARA/ETHIOPIA, JANUARY 19 2015: [Timkat festival, celebration of epiphany. This feast features blessing of water and solemn processions with the sacred Tabot.]. More...

Scrabble value of A1M3H4A1R1A1

The value of this 6-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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