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A member of a Semitic people of central Ethiopia.
- ‘Among the many ethnic groups in Ethiopia, the Amhara are the most populous, representing about one-fourth of the population.’
- ‘The Amhara and the Tigre, who together represent 40 percent of the population, have historically been the most politically influential ethnic groups.’
- ‘Since it was the Amhara people who ruled great regions of Ethiopia for some two thousand years, their language, Amharic, has become the main language of the country.’
- ‘I had first read of this isolated corner of Africa while researching another - the Amhara heartland of Ethiopia.’
From Amhara, the name of a region of central Ethiopia.
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