Definition of Amhara in English:

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Pronunciation: /amˈhɑːrə/

noun (plural same or Amharas)

A member of a Semitic people of central Ethiopia.
Example sentences
  • 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.


From Amhara, the name of a region of central Ethiopia.

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