Definition of Ethiopia in English:

Ethiopia

proper noun

  • A country in north-eastern Africa, on the Red Sea; population 99,400,000 (estimated 2015); 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/