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the French name for the Sudan
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  • This substance was first used in 5-inch howitzers during the late soudan campaign, playing a part in the bombardment of Omdurman.

    The Romance of Modern Invention Archibald Williams
  • Nubar should be free to deal with the soudan in his own way.

    The Life of Gordon, Volume II Demetrius Charles Boulger
  • It has been said by some that his so-called fatalistic views were imbibed from the Mohammedans in the soudan.

    General Gordon Seton Churchill
  • There was the glorious certainty of war in the soudan at any moment.

  • And out there, in the great soudan, there is a wooden cross that mounts guard over a long mound.

    The Tysons May Sinclair
  • There is hardly a name famous in the soudan which you will not find, if you like.

    A Desert Drama A. Conan Doyle
  • It was improbable that the Dervishes would abandon these keys to Khartoum and the soudan without severe resistance.

    The River War Winston S. Churchill
  • He declared that the Government had found, and not made, the situation in Egypt and the soudan.

    The Grand Old Man Richard B. Cook
  • It is a remarkable range as seen from this spot, shutting off like a great wall the soudan from the Red Sea littoral.

    Southern Arabia Theodore Bent
  • He said, “I come not with soldiers but with God on my p. 106side, to redress the wrongs of the soudan.”

    General Gordon J. Wardle

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