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Fashoda

[fuh-shoh-duh] /fəˈʃoʊ də/
noun
1.
a village in the SE Sudan, on the White Nile: conflict of British and French colonial interests 1898 (Fashoda Incident)
Modern name Kodok
[koh-dok] /ˈkoʊ dɒk/ (Show IPA)
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  • From Khartoum to Fashoda he acquired a great reputation for sanctity.

    Khartoum Campaign, 1898 Bennet Burleigh
  • This does not bear upon the Fashoda incident, but that came later.

    Khartoum Campaign, 1898 Bennet Burleigh
  • The same day, 21st September, Fashoda was reached, and a short stay was made.

    Khartoum Campaign, 1898 Bennet Burleigh
  • He was now out of reach of Khartoum, but within reach of Fashoda.

    The River War Winston S. Churchill
  • Fashoda was a miserable swamp, of no particular value to them.

    The River War Winston S. Churchill
  • Then it became known that the French Government had ordered the evacuation of Fashoda.

    The River War Winston S. Churchill
  • In five days they were at Fashoda, in the Shillook country, 118 miles from Kartoum.

    Stanley in Africa James P. Boyd
  • An Egyptian military post was established at Fashoda in 1865.

  • Marchand will leave Fashoda for Cairo, where he will await the instructions of the Government.

    My Memoirs Marguerite Steinheil
  • The news has come that Marchand left Fashoda on the eleventh.

    My Memoirs Marguerite Steinheil
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Fashoda

/fəˈʃəʊdə/
noun
1.
a small town in SE Sudan: scene of a diplomatic incident (1898) in which French occupation of the fort at Fashoda caused a crisis between France and Great Britain Modern name Kodok
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