Pronunciation: (äm-här'u), [key]
1. a former kingdom in E Africa: now a province in NW Ethiopia. Cap.: Gondar.
2. a member of an agricultural, Amharic-speaking Christian people of central Ethiopia descended from Semites who began conquering the land in the sixth century b.c.
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