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Definitions of "Ithiopian"

1. Ithiopian (Adjective)

English Translation



A term used to describe someone or something of Ethiopian origin or influence, reflecting the significance of Ethiopia in Rastafarian beliefs and the crowning of Emperor Haile Selassie as the divine representation of Jah (God)

Example Sentences

Patois: Rastafari honor di Ithiopian heritage and di teachings of Emperor Selassie
English: Rastafari honors the Ethiopian heritage and the teachings of Emperor Selassie

Related Words

Babylon , Ball head , Blessed , Bobo dread ,

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