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1.
An East African Country along the Red Sea coast, bordering Ethiopia and The Sudan.
Eritrea won it's indepedence from Ethiopia in 1991, after a 30 year fight.
by Ghermay Woldeab November 26, 2003
 
2.
A country in Northeast Africa near the Middle East. It is also the country in which many Washington D.C. area cab drivers are from.
Man: Where did you say you were from?
Cab Driver: Eritrea. Near Sudan and Ethiopia. You know, Horn of Africa.
Man: Word.
by Devon Lane! March 06, 2005