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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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  • At Fashoda, which is now officially called kodok, the party came across an English missionary boat.

    General Gatacre Beatrix Gatacre
  • With animals of the frog kind (kodok) the swamps everywhere teem; and their noise upon the approach of rain is tremendous.

    The History of Sumatra William Marsden
British Dictionary definitions for kodok

Kodok

/ˈkəʊdɒk/
noun
1.
the modern name for Fashoda

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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