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1) Addis Ababa. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Addis Ababa, (ad´is ab´b) (KEY) [Amharic,=new flower], city (1994 pop. 2,112,737), capital of Ethiopia. It is situated at c.8,000 ft (2,440 m) on a well-watered plateau...

2) Addis. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...Addis (A-dis), town (1990 pop. 1,222), West Baton Rouge parish, SE La., on Mississippi R., 8 mi/13 km SSW of Baton Rouge; 30°21'N 91°16'W. RR junction; mfg. of rubber,...

3) Addis Ababa. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. 2002
...Addis Ababa (AD-is AB-uh-buh) Capital of Ethiopia and largest city in the country, located in the central region. 1...

4) Addis Ababa. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...The capital and largest city of Ethiopia, in the center of the country on a plateau more than 2,440 m (8,000 ft) above sea level. Captured by the Italians in 1936...

5) Emmet, Thomas Addis. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1764-1827, Irish-American lawyer, b. Cork, Ireland, grad. Trinity College, Dublin, 1782; brother of Robert Emmet. He was trained in medicine...

6) 1936, May 1. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
...1936, May 1 Haile Salassie fled to Djibouti, and then to Britain; the Italians occupied Addis Ababa four days later. 1 1936-41 The Italians expanded their control...

7) Ethiopia. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...on Somalia in the east and southeast, on Kenya in the south, and on Sudan in the west. Addis Ababa is the capital and largest city. The country is divided into nine...

8) 1936, May 5. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
...1936, May 5 The Italian forces finally occupied Addis Ababa, and the resistance of the Ethiopians collapsed (See July). 1 May 9 The ITALIAN GOVERNMENT FORMALLY PROCLAIMED...

9) Awash. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Awash, (a´wash) (KEY) , river, E Ethiopia, rising near Addis Ababa and flowing c.500 mi (800 km) to a swampy lake near the Djibouti border. The Awash Valley is important...

10) Organization of African Unity. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Organization of African Unity, (OAU), established 1963 at Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, by 37 independent African nations to promote unity and development; defend the sovereignty...

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