Amhara



a former kingdom in E Africa: now a province in NW Ethiopia.
Capital: Gondar.
a member of an agricultural, Amharic-speaking Christian people of central Ethiopia descended from Semites who began conquering the land in the sixth century b.c.
Historical Examples

Tigre and Amhara constitute one kingdom, and Shoa another; they are all divided into a great number of smaller provinces.
Alden’s Handy Atlas of the World John B. Alden

He now became sovereign of Tigre and Amhara, the principal provinces of Abyssinia.
Our Soldiers W.H.G. Kingston

noun
a region of NW Ethiopia: formerly a kingdom
an inhabitant of the former kingdom of Amhara

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