Daily Word: Negus

Negus (n.)

Pronounciation: knee-gus

Meaning: 1. Negus is the formal title given to kings of provinces or kingdoms within Ethiopia. 2. Negus can also mean a hot drink made of wine, sugar, water, and lemon.

Synonyms: king, ruler, monarch

Can you use it in a sentence? 

“Italy would get control of most of Abyssinia while the Negus, Haile Selassie, would retain nominal sovereignty over his kingdom.” (Paths Not Taken by Jonathan M. Nielson)

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