noun (plural same or Amharas)
A member of an Amharic-speaking 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.
- I had first read of this isolated corner of Africa while researching another - the Amhara heartland of Ethiopia.
- The Amhara and the Tigre, who together represent 40 percent of the population, have historically been the most politically influential ethnic groups.
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