abyssinia abyssinia  /æb ˈsɪ ˌni ə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) Ethiopia is a republic in northeastern Africa on the Red Sea; formerly called Abyssinia

News

  • Lafayette Sq restaurant owners tell their tales

    The owners of Saigon, Abyssinia, Guatelinda, Spice Nation and other Lafayette Square international restaurants will share their stories (and food) at Big Car on June 15. by Kristin Wright On June 15 restaurant owners from the Lafayette Square area will share their firsthand stories and delicious international cuisine at Big Car Service Center. The event, Tasting Success, will feature restaurants ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Nuvo

Quotes

  1. Mr. Eden said he had been authorized to make "the offer to Mussolini as a tentative suggestion," which was "a tender to facilitate such territorial and economic concessions by Abyssinia to Italy as might be involved in an agreed settlement."
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: Anthony Eden Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "You're not the emperors of Abyssinia. I don't want to blame anyone in particular -- I know there are exceptions, too --but you must remember that you are running serious, but small ministries of a small country. You must always give answers to...
    on Nov 2, 2005 By: Mikhail Saakashvili Source: RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

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