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  1. a region in the E Sudan between the White and Blue Nile rivers, S of Khartoum: a former kingdom.
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  1. a region of the E Sudan, between the White Nile and the Blue Nile: a kingdom from the 16th to 19th centuries
  2. a town in this region, on the Blue Nile: the nearby Sennar Dam (1925) supplies irrigation water to Gezira. Pop: 135 000 (2005 est)
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