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[tawn-book-too] /tɔ̃ bukˈtu/
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  • No one would harm her were she to wander alone to Tombouctou.

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  • Let us ride out on the Tombouctou road and see the moon rise.

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  • To go there one takes the caravan route that the natives call the route to Tombouctou.

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  • And before he could answer she turned round, smiling, and said: "Petite Fille de Tombouctou."

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British Dictionary definitions for Tombouctou


the French name for Timbuktu
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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