adowa defined in 1939 yearadowa - Adowa (adoa);
adowa - Town of Abyssinia. Capital of the prov. of Tigre, it stands 6,270 ft. above sea level, and is the chief centre of trade between the interior of Tigre and the coast. Scene of an Italian military reverse in 1896. the town was captured by the Italians on Oct. 6, 1935, during their conquest of Abyssinia, but was liberated by British forces April 5, 1941. Pop. about 5,000. See Abyssinia; E. Africa Campaign.
near adowa in Knolik
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