ethiopian ethiopian  /ˌi θi ˈoʊ pi ən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a native or inhabitant of Ethiopia
  2. (adj) of or relating to or characteristic of Ethiopia or its people or languages

News

  1. Hunger Costs Ethiopian Economy Billions Of Dollars

    Hunger costs Ethiopia billions of dollars in yearly economic losses, according to a new study. Led by the African Union Commission, the UN World Food Program (WFP) and Ethiopian government agencies, it says reducing undernutrition will save lives and boost Ethiopia's struggling economy. The study shows Ethiopia lost an estimated $4.7 billion in 2009 because of child undernutrition. This is ...
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Voice of America

  2. Ethiopian federation leadership to step down

    ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The Ethiopian Football Federation's entire executive committee will step down in September, its president said Monday, because of an error that led to the fielding of an ineligible player in a qualifier which could cost the country a place at the World Cup. Federation President Sahilu Gebremariam said the entire leadership, including himself, would not seek re-election in ...
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

  3. Ethiopian shoots for Grandma’s record, settles for victory

    DULUTH – Once he saw the weather forecast, Bazu Worku said, he knew he was going to win Grandma’s Marathon. The Ethiopian felt so certain he would top the field that his ambition Saturday was to break a course record that had lasted 32 years.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

Quotes

  1. "Our defense force has been forced to enter a war to defend against the attacks from extremists and anti-Ethiopian forces and to protect the sovereignty of the land," Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi said in a television address Sunday...
    on Dec 24, 2006 By: Meles Zenawi Source: Forbes

  2. "I speak to you today as the crusader Ethiopian invasion forces violate the soil of the beloved Muslim Somalia," Ayman al-Zawahiri said in the audiotape.
    on Jan 5, 2007 By: Ayman al-Zawahri Source: FOX News

  3. "Ethiopian troops are destroying villages and property, confiscating livestock and forcing civilians to relocate," said Peter Takirambudde, Africa director of Human Rights Watch.
    on Jul 4, 2007 By: Peter Takirambudde Source: Times Daily (registration)

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periphery periphery
/pə ˈrɪ fə ri /