Meaning of Ashanti


Pronunciation: (u-shan'tē, u-shän'-), [key]
— pl. -tis, -ti
  1. a former native kingdom and British colony in W Africa: now a region of Ghana. 1,505,049; 9700 sq. mi. (25,123 sq. km). Cap.: Kumasi.
  2. a native or inhabitant of Ashanti.
  3. the dialect of Akan spoken by the people of Ashanti.
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