Aduwa



a town in N Ethiopia: Italians defeated 1896.
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It is called in Bornou, bitu; and in Haussa, Aduwa and tinku, both tree and fruit.
Narrative of a Mission to Central Africa Performed in the Years 1850-51, Volume 2 James Richardson

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a town in N Ethiopia: Emperor Menelik II defeated the Italians here in 1896. Pop: 46 272 (2005 est) Italian name Adua (aˈdua)

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