Definition of Ethiopia in English:

Ethiopia

proper noun

  • A country in NE Africa, on the Red Sea; population 85,237,300 (est. 2009); languages, Amharic (official), several other Afro-Asiatic languages; capital, Addis Ababa.

    Former name Abyssinia

Origin

Via Latin from Greek Aethiops, from aithein to burn + ōps the face.

Pronunciation:

Ethiopia

/ˌiːθɪˈəʊpɪə/