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Eritrea Line breaks: Eri|trea
Pronunciation: /ˌɛrɪˈtreɪə/

Definition of Eritrea in English:

An independent state in NE Africa, on the Red Sea; population 5,647,200 (est. 2009); language, Tigre and Cushitic languages; capital, Asmara.

Eritrea was an Italian colony from 1890 to 1952, when it became part of Ethiopia. After a long guerrilla war it became internally self-governing in 1991 and fully independent in 1993


From Italian, from Latin Mare Erythraeum 'the Red Sea'.

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