Definition of Eritrean in English :

Define Eritrean in English

Eritrean meaning in English

Meaning of Eritrean in English

Pronunciation of Eritrean in English

Eritrean pronunciation in English

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1. eritrean

a native or inhabitant of Eritrea


2. eritrean

of or relating to or characteristic of Eritrea or its people

Example Sentences:
'Eritrean civil war'

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of or relating to Eritrea or its inhabitants
a native or inhabitant of Eritrea

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A country of northeast Africa bordering on the Red Sea. Once part of the Ethiopian kingdom of Aksum, it became an Italian colony in 1890 and was named after the Roman term for the Red Sea, Mare erythraeum. Captured by the British during World War II, Eritrea later became a federated part (1952) and then a province (1962) of Ethiopia, from which it gained its independence in 1993. Asmara is the capital and largest city.

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