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[koo-mah-see] /kʊˈmɑ si/

a city in and the capital of Ashanti district, in S Ghana.
[uh-shan-tee, uh-shahn-] /əˈʃæn ti, əˈʃɑn-/
noun, plural Ashantis (especially collectively) Ashanti for 2.
a former native kingdom and British colony in W Africa: now a region of Ghana. 9700 sq. mi. (25,123 sq. km).
Capital: Kumasi.
a native or inhabitant of Ashanti.
the dialect of Akan spoken by the people of Ashanti.
a city in S Ghana: seat of Ashanti kings since 1663; university (1961); market town for a cocoa-producing region. Pop: 862 000 (2005 est)
an administrative region of central Ghana: former native kingdom, suppressed by the British in 1900 after four wars. Capital: Kumasi. Pop: 3 187 607 (2000). Area: 24 390 sq km (9417 sq miles)
(pl) -ti, -tis. a native or inhabitant of Ashanti

1705, Asiantines, one of the Akan people of central Ghana; native name.


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