What does Ethiopian mean?

Definitions for Ethiopian
ˌi θiˈoʊ pi ənEthiopi·an

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Ethiopianadjective

    a native or inhabitant of Ethiopia

  2. Ethiopianadjective

    of or relating to or characteristic of Ethiopia or its people or languages

    "Ethiopian immigrants"


  1. Ethiopiannoun

    A person from Ethiopia or of Ethiopian descent.

  2. Ethiopianadjective

    Of, from, or pertaining to Ethiopia, the Ethiopian people or the Ethiopian culture.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ethiopiannoun

    a native or inhabitant of Ethiopia; also, in a general sense, a negro or black man

  2. Ethiopianadjective

    alt. of Ethiopic

  3. Etymology: [L. Aethiops, Gr. ; to burn + face.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ethiopian

    ē-thi-ō′pi-an, adj. pertaining to Ethiopia, a name given to the countries south of Egypt inhabited by the negro races.—n. a native of Ethiopia: a blackamoor—(arch.) Ethiop.—adj. Ethiop′ic.—n.pl. Ē′thiops, a term applied by the ancient chemists to certain oxides and sulphides of the metals which possessed a dull, dingy, or black appearance. [Gr. Aithiops, sun-burnt, Ethiopian—aithein, to burn, ōps, the face.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Ethiopian in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Ethiopian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Ethiopian in a Sentence

  1. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu:

    I unequivocally condemn the striking of the soldier from the Ethiopian community and those responsible will be brought to justice but nobody has the right to take the law into their own hands, immigrants from Ethiopia and their families are dear to us and Israel is making great efforts to ease their integration in society.

  2. Abraham Assefa:

    This area is known as Kechomo Buhayit. It is a home to the Ethiopian Wolf, nearly 25 are estimated to live in this area. And their number is increasing.

  3. Arnaud Froger:

    After freeing the journalists who were in prison when Abiy Ahmed became prime minister in 2018, the Ethiopian authorities are now going into reverse.

  4. Chief Executive Officer Tewolde Gebremariam:

    Despite the tragedy, Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines will continue to be linked well into the future, ethiopian Airlines believes in Boeing. They have been a partner of ours for many years.

  5. John Grant:

    There is undoubted demand for a midsize airplane, it is really sweet spot for a lot of Ethiopian Airlines in March.Boeing.

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