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Abyssinia may refer to :

Places and jurisdictions[edit]

  • Ethiopian Empire or Abyssinia, a historical nation in the northern half of present-day Ethiopia and Eritrea
  • the former Eastern Catholic missionary Apostolic Vicariate of Abyssinia (initially Apostolic Prefecture of Abyssinia, later Apostolic Vicariate of Addis Abeba, Apostolic Exarchate of Addis Abeba, ultimately Metropolitanate sui iuris of Addis Abeba)
  • Ethiopia, the modern nation, historically known by the pars pro toto Abyssinia

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